PCN revisits 1970 Panthers
March 18, 2020
It’s been 50 years since the Saco Panthers took third place in the 1970 State C Boys Basketball Tournament.
The PCN caught up with a couple of athletes from that team, starting forward Brian DePuydt, who was a junior at Saco High School and guard Will Eklund, a senior.
The team was led by local legend Rocky Tollefson, who passed away in August of 2005 to cancer.
“He was 6-6, he could handle the ball like a guard, and he could shoot from the outside real well,” DePuydt said.
DePuydt said that Tollefson was able to hit shots from the floor that are considered three-point range in tod...