March 20, 1949 St. Joseph's of Summit Hill use a big second half to pull away from St. Vincent's of Minersville for a 78-51 CYO victory. The winners outscore their opponent 45-21 over the final two quarters to break open a close contest. Johnny Bonetsky, Ray Yasson and "Bugs" Rhodunda all finish with 19 points for the Panther Valley Parochial champs, coached by Jimmy McHugh and Gino Poli, while Vincent Ploplis chips in with seven.
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