March 17, 1966 Jim Thorpe's zone press creates 30 turnovers, which paves the way for a 91-55 victory over Lake Consolidated in the semifinals of the PIAA Class C playoffs. The Olympians, who race to a 23-8 lead, receive a game-high 24 points from Joey Morgan while Keith Miller (11-of-14 from the floor) follows close behind with 23. Bobby Brown finishes with 16 points and 12 rebounds while Dennis Balliet tallies 18 points for the winners, coached by "Pip" Rader.
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