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May 1, 1986 Palmerton hits three home runs, one of them a grand slam by George Schmidt, to roll to a 17-2 Centennial League win over Notre Dame. Schmidt also adds a double and scores a pair of runs. The Bombers, coached by Ted Plessl, receive a three-run blast from Steve Susel in the first inning while Mike Papay hits a solo shot in the second. Jamie Tracy contributes a two-run triple, and Tony Harry knocks in a pair with a double. Tom Wargo, the game's winning pitcher, chips in with two hits and two runs scored.