ON THIS DATE
October 15, 1999 Matt Long completes 11-of-16 passes for 176 yards and four touchdowns to lead Jim Thorpe to a 42-0 rout of Shamokin Lourdes. Long connects with Gabe Robinson for two scoring tosses and also hits Michael Cody with a pair of TD throws. Robinson, who runs for 119 yards and finishes with 97 yards receiving, also reaches the end zone on a 45-yard scamper. The Olympians, coached by Mark Rosenberger, also receive a 34-yard touchdown run from Dave Melicharak and an interception and fumble recovery from Mark Klotz.