|The 1963-64 Berry Academy Falcons
Kneeling, L to R - Billy Bell, Jack Childre, James
Childre, Millard Carlisle and Byron Addison.
Standing, L to R - Coach Jerry Shelton, Douglas
Logan, Tommy Butler, Jerry Chastain, Marion Parrish,
Byron Smith and Ronnie Senger (manager).
The 1963-64 team is one of only four Berry teams to ever qualify for the State Tournament. Of the
team's five regular season losses, four of them came at the hands of the West Rome Chieftains.
Berry qualified for the State Tournament in Macon despite losing to Cass High of Cassville in the
Sub-Region finals and again in the Region Finals. Berry unfortunately drew Perry in the first round
of the State Tournament and Perry went on to win the state championship by defeating Cass in the
championship game by a score of 56-53. Berry finished the season ranked 9th in the state.