ON THIS DATE
December 20, 1946 Jackie Hine explodes for 26 points to help Mauch Chunk cruise to a 52-26 victory over Lehighton. Hine's point total is a new high in the gym on the Heights. The winners, who race to a 10-0 advantage and hold a 30-7 halftime lead, also receive 15 points from Artie Stermer. The Indians gain a team-high eight points from Friend.