December 28, 1978 Chris Zuber scores a game-high 20 points and Panther Valley builds a sizeable lead before holding off Jim Thorpe, 50-42, in the opening round of the Tamaqua-Panther Valley Officials Tournament. The Panthers, who lead by 15 points after three quarters of play, also receive 15 points from Gary Barna and eight from John Mikovich. For the Olympians, Don Reis tallies a team-high 17 points.