Twenty-four inductees — including former Middleton High School great Angie (Halbleib) Murphy and Argyle scoring machine Travis Tuttle — are headed for the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Murphy and Tuttle will be two of 24 individuals — players, coaches, referees and friends of basketball — who will be inducted as members of the WBCA Hall of Fame Class of 2013 during a ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells.
Halbleib scored 2,378 points in four years as a starter at Middleton — a state record at the time, but now the third-highest total in state history. She averaged 30 points per game as a senior in 1993 and led her team to the WIAA Division 1 state final,
Tuttle played three years at Argyle and averaged 35.7 points a game, a mark that ranks fifth all-time in the national record book. He led the state in scoring as a junior and senior, averaging 40.8 and 41.8 points per game, respectively. He reached the 70-point mark in two games and once made 17 three-pointers in a game.
Also being inducted is Anthony Pieper of Wausaukee, the state’s all-time leading scorer with 3,391 points, who led his team to the WIAA Division 4 state title in 1993. He averaged 32.9 points per game during his career.
Other area basketball luminaries being inducted into the Hall of Fame are:
• Katie Voigt, a standout player at Lakeland High School and the University of Wisconsin who led the Badgers to three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances from 1996-1998.
• Shelly (Coyle) Carmichael, a player at River Valley High School who was the first girls player in state history to break the 2,000-point mark in 1986.
• Vicki (Voss) Gosden, a player at Clinton.
• Jack Capelle, a coach at Wisconsin Dells and Barneveld. During his 21 years as head coach, he was 275-187 and won five regional championships and six conference championships and the 1987 Class B state title. He was also 57-17 in three years as head coach at Barneveld from 2004-2007 with two regional titles.
• Jeff Schweitzer, a coach at Columbus, who compiled a 537-168 record with four sectional titles, including consecutive state championships in 2002 and 2003. He won 11 regional titles and 17 conference titles, including a string of 13 straight Capitol titles.
• Clay Shaffer, a coach at Platteville.
• Lee Roberts of Rio, who has officiated more than 1,500 varsity high school games since becoming a referee in 1973.
• Elmer Lemon of Monticello, being inducted as a “friend of basketball.”
The other honorees are:
• Friend of basketball Bob Lehninger of Wauwatosa.
• Referee Tom Fiedler of Eau Claire.
• Girls players Keisha Anderson of Racine Park and Heidi (Blomberg) Michaelis of Prentice.
• Boys players Roy Birk of Waukesha, Dick Peth of Tomah, Calvin Rayford of Milwaukee Washington and John Rushing of Milwaukee Lincoln.
• Coaches Don Anderson of Prentice, Jim Kerkvliet of Racine Park, Ralph Kramp of Milwaukee Notre Dame, Marty Messar of Luck and Ted Voigt of Lakeland.