Elgin High School Class of 1955
Paul, a 1955 graduate of Elgin High, is inducted for basketball. Hudgens was the playmaking guard and co-captain of the 1955 Elgin Maroons team that finished 2nd in the state tournament, compiling a 26-4 record. During his senior year, Paul led the team in assists, averaged 11.3 points per game, and set the record of 33 points in a game for a guard (since broken). He was named Most Valuable Player and Athlete of the Year as a senior and made the Associated Press All-State Tournament 2nd Team and is a member of the All-Chesbrough Team second unit. After two varsity years, he averaged 10.3 ppg and ranked 8th in career scoring.