On This Date: (Dec. 4, 1951)
December 4, 1951 - Denny Roth tallies a game-high 23 points to help Lehighton open its season with a convincing 63-45 victory over visiting Mauch Chunk. The Indians, coached by George Bibighaus, use a 14-5 second quarter to turn a narrow lead into a sizable advantage. Bobby Bommer contributes 11 points to the win, while Connie Lentz and Ronnie Lentz both finish the contest with 10 points. The Bruins receive a team-high 14 points from Gene Acker.