Winston-Salem Sportsmen Club, Inc.             P.O. Box 4353            Winston-Salem, NC  27115-4353
"Winston-Salem/Forsyth County High School Sports Hall Of Fame"
 
 
 William Bennett
William A. Bennett
 

Kernersville High School

 

Achievements:         

Played JV football, basketball and baseball on startingline-ups as a freshman, 1953-1954

Played varsity football, basketball and baseball on starting line­ups (sophomore) 1954-1955

Journal & Sentinel Player-of-the-Week (football), 1956, All-City (football), 1956 

Voted Most Outstanding (football) by student body, 1956

Journal & Sentinel Player-of-the-Week (basketball), 1956-1957

Team Regular Season Champions (basketball), 1956

Forsyth County Tournament Champions (basketball), 1956

Team won District Championship (basket

All-County Basketball Team, 1956, 1957

Honorable Mention, 30th Annual Journal & Sentinel All Northwest Team

Player-of-the-Week, Journal & Sentinel (baseball), 1957, All-County (baseball), 1957

All-Northwest (basketball), 31st Annual, 1957

Co-Captain, baseball team, 1957, Journal & Sentinel Player-of-the-Week (baseball), 1957

Team won regular season Forsyth County Championship,  

Team won District Championship, Named to All-County Team, 1957

Team won State Championship against Williamston High Spitcher was Gaylord Perry.

Bennett made the hit in the game that provided the winning run.

Awarded full Scholarship to Oak Ridge Military, Lettered in basketball and baseball at Oak Ridge

Retired as a foreman with R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

 
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