On This Date: Dec. 4, 2001
December 4, 2001 — Tony Chupa and Craig Steigerwalt combine for 29 of Palmerton’s 31 points in the fourth quarter to help the Blue Bombers gain a 77-65 Colonial League victory over Notre Dame of Green Pond. The winners, coached by Mike Snyder, trail late in the third quarter before closing the frame on a 7-0 run to take the lead. Palmerton then outscores its opponent by a 31-25 margin in a wild final period to claim the victory. Chupa finishes with a game-high 30 points, while Steigerwalt ends with 29 and 14 rebounds. The Bombers also receive seven points from Derek Heffelfinger.