Remember When - March 1967: Division Title Clincher

February 24, 2019

Scranton Miners coach Paul Seymour, center, talks strategy with three of his players — from left, Tommy Hemans, Willie Somerset and Bill Spivey — during an Eastern League game against the New Haven Elms at the Scranton CYC. The Miners won to clinch the Western Division title. They advanced to the league championship series before losing in five games to the Wilmington Blue Bombers.


30 years ago...

Bob Craig had 21 points for Valley View in an 84-74 win over Honesdale. ... Joe

Michalczyk had 29 points for Bishop O’Hara in a 68-58 win over North Pocono. ... Tom Marchese had 34 points for Dunmore in a 70-60 win over Scranton Prep. ... Ann Turlip scored 20 points as Scranton Prep beat Dunmore, 61-35, to snap the Lady Bucks’ 50-game league winning streak. ...

Jackie Doughterty had

22 points and 22 rebounds for Old Forge in a 61-29 win over Mid Valley. ... Dawn DeGrazia had 18 points and 15 rebounds for Carbondale Area in a 76-40 win over Sacred Heart.

20 years ago...

John Yanniello scored

22 points for Old Forge in a 61-57 win over Lackawanna Trail. ... Ian Connor had

23 points for Scranton Prep in an 87-64 win over Carbondale Area. ... Mike Morgan scored 29 points for Riverside in a 66-31 win over Elk Lake. ... Brian Bonda scored 22 points for Valley View in a 47-44 win over Western Wayne. ... Cassandra

DeYoung had 32 points, including the 1,500th of her

career, in Wallenpaupack’s 57-49 win over North Pocono. ... Nicole Burke had 20 points for West Scranton in a 53-34 win over Honesdale.

10 years ago...

Cassie Erdmann scored

25 points as Forest City beat Mountain View, 60-52, to win its first league title in 17 years. ... Tom Horan scored with three seconds left to give West Scranton a 53-51 win over Scranton. ... Ross Danzig scored 24 points as Abington Heights beat North Pocono, 64-37, to clinch the Lackawanna League Division I all-season title. ... Tory Samson hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Honesdale a 46-45 win over Wallenpaupack. ... Pat Ross scored

18 points to lead Dunmore to a 63-44 win over Carbondale Area.