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On This Date: (Nov. 27, 1956)

November 27, 1956 - Lehighton opens its season on a winning note, pulling away from Summit Hill for a 75-45 victory. Bobby Hofford and Herb Werner both score 13 points for the Indians, coached by Ben Jones. The winners build a 14-point halftime advantage before securing the contest with a 26-9 third quarter. Gordon Depuy also chips in with nine points for Lehighton, while Eddie Miller adds eight. For the Hillers, Morgan Evans and Bernie Mikulskie each finish with nine points.