December 14, 1956 Palmerton, behind the impressive duo of Pete Gulden and Bob Mlkvy, races to a big lead before cruising to a 72-40 victory over Coaldale. The Blue Bombers, coached by Win Evans, jump out to 24-point lead by halftime and extend the spread to 40 points entering the final frame. Gulden ends with a game-high 26 points while Mlkvy finishes close behind with 23. The winners also receive eight points from Tom Wargo. For the Tigers, Lou Gregus tallies a team-high 12 points.