1987-88 was the beginning of the “GLORY YEARS”. With seniors Mark Maier, Greg Rajchel and Mark Bartholic and juniors Steve Cooper, Frank Pugliese and Scott DeFoggi, Butler finished 2nd in section III and set the tone for the next 5 years. With strong defense, team oriented offense and Mark Maier’s scoring, Butler had an exciting year and a short playoff run. Cooper, Pugliese and DeFoggi would contribute mightly the next year. A hilite of the year was February 1st 1988 when MARK MAIER scored 45 points in a game at Shaler.