A Kingston Transfer & The Shot Put Champ

Kingston Transfer – Larry Harris played basketball for Mont Pleasant from 1967-1970, and he ranks among the best Red Raider players of all-time.  The southpaw sharpshooter ranks high on the list of the top Mont Pleasant scorers.  Harris played his ninth-grade basketball for Kingston High.  His sophomore year, Harris averaged over 20 points per game for Pleasant.

Shot Put Champ – Mont Pleasant’s Joe Zelezniak, a two-time New York State high school shot put champ, set a record in the event three straight years (1971-73) in the Capital District Track Club’s indoor championships. He also was an outstanding southpaw quarterback for the Red Raiders with a gun for an arm.  Zelezniak once appeared on the front cover of Health & Strength Magazine.

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