December 27, 1973 Fourteen Palmerton players, led by Jim Hay, enter the scoring column as the Blue Bombers roll to an 84-50 victory over Jim Thorpe. Hay tallies a game-high 25 points and also pulls down 16 rebounds. Palmerton, coached by Art George, races to a 23-6 first-quarter lead and cruises the rest of the way. Mike Horvath contributes nine points, five assists and five steals while Jan Krawchuk adds eight points and eight boards. The winners also receive eight points from Ed Naab.