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December 8, 1961 Jack Morgan pours in a game-high 27 points to help Jim Thorpe gain a 61-47 victory over Lehighton. The Olympians, coached by Kenny Kline, hold a narrow lead at halftime before outscoring the Indians 36-24 over the final two frames. George Armbruster contributes to the win by scoring 12 points while teammate Don Deemer finishes with nine. For Lehighton, Al Lichtenwalter ends with a team-high 12 points.