On this date
January 31, 1952 George Hewitt hits for a game-high 26 to help Mauch Chunk pull out a 58-55 Mountain League first half playoff win over East Mauch Chunk. The Bruins, who trail by seven at halftime, also receive 12 points from both Lowell Swartz and Roy Gover. The game, played at Hazleton High, sees four lead changes in the final two minutes. Gene Acker also chips in with six points for the winners, coached by Ossie Maehrer.