March 15, 1947 Mauch Chunk Catholic's "Skipper" McFadden scores a game-high 18 points to lead his team to a 44-31 victory over York Catholic in the PIAA Class B Catholic Eastern finals. The winners, co-coached by Joe and Franny O'Donnell. grab an early lead and hold it the entire contest. Mike Friel also contributes to the win by scoring 14 points.