was one of the most versatile
athletes in Centralia High School
history. He is one of the few athletes
ever to reach state final
competition in three different sports in the
In 1962, he was a member of the Elite-Eight
basketball and baseball teams and was state
pole vault champion and fifth in the high
He gained All-State honors in basketball in
1962 and was a starter on the 1963
basketball team that placed second in state
with a record of 32-2.
After High school Duncan went to Centralia Junior College where he played on the
1964 team that finished 8th in the nation with a 28-3 record. He was named first team All-conference (SICC), and first team all-tourney at the NJCAA national tournament. He gained Junior College All-American status in 1965.