Ben Ridley

Ben played three sports at Penn Yan.  It was on the basketball court where he made his mark as a elite player.  Graduating in 1958, Mr. Ridley tore through the opposing team’s defenses to lead the league in scoring.  He was selected to the All League team in 1957 and 1958.  Ben went on to play for Alfred Tech and then for East Texas State University, where he played from 1960-1963.  Mr. Ridley returned to the area to coach boys and girls basketball at Bath-Haverling HS.  He has previously been inducted into the Section V Basketball Hall of Fame.