March 7, 1984 Palmerton advances to the District 11 Class AA finals by holding on to defeat Panther Valley, 55-54. The Blue Bombers, coached by Pete Delich, receive a game-high 20 points from Jason Balliet. Rick Mlkvy, whose jumper with 1:25 left to play gives Palmerton the lead for good, finishes with 12 points while brother Rob Mlkvy ends with 11. For the Panthers, John Yurchak tallies a team-high 17 points.