July 19, 1976 Nesquehoning rallies for three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to gain a 10-9 comeback victory over West Hazleton in the District 18 Little League tournament. Joe Paluck cuts the gap to one run in the seventh with a solo homer. Jack Ligenza's RBI single ties the score before Mike Stemetski's run-scoring hit ends the contest. Vito Focht earns the pitching win and also delivers a three-run homer during the game.
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