February 15, 1985 Lehighton builds a big lead and then holds off East Stroudsburg down the stretch to claim a 55-48 Centennial League victory. Mark Thompson's six points key a 12-1 run at the start of the fourth quarter that opens up an 18-point advantage and the Indians, coached by Jim Smith, cruise the rest of the way. Tom Kresge nets a game-high 16 for the winners despite facing a box-and-one the entire game. Tom Keer collects 11 points for Lehighton while Thompson finishes with eight.
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