On This Date: Jan. 24, 1975
January 24, 1975 — Four Jim Thorpe players reach double-digit scoring as the Olympians cruise to a 66-44 Lehigh-Northampton League Southern Division victory over Pleasant Valley. Bill Juracka finishes with a team-high 15 points for the winners, coached by Dennis Balliet. Rick Reis follows close behind with 14 points, while Dru Herman contributes 12. The three all tally four points in the opening quarter as Thorpe jumps out to a 16-7 advantage. Berrae Meixsell also chips in with 11 points, while Reis adds 11 rebounds. For the Bears, Randy Petkus and Russ Gould both score 10 points.