January 16, 1951 Frank Johannes leads all scorers with 23 points and Palmerton takes over first place in the Lehigh Valley League by defeating Northampton, 62-50. The Blue Bombers, coached by Bill Wilhelm, score the first 13 points of the game and maintain their lead the rest of the game. Harry Mihalik contributes 12 points to the victory while Fred Oravec finishes with 11. Palmerton also receives nine points from Bella Vido.