Hall of Fame Inductee - Gary Thompson

Thompson, a 1965 graduate, averaged 15.9 points as a senior and helped lead the "Cinderella Blue Devils" to a 26-6 record. Come from behind victories against Decatur and Thornton earned the Blue Devils a spot in the 1965 state championship game, where they were beaten by Collinsville 55-52. A three year player, Thompson was just 5'9" but earned all-state honors from the Chicago Daily News. He was named the team's most valuable player in 1965 and was named to the all-state tournament team. After graduating from QHS, Thompson attended Robert Morris College.

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