Remember When - November 1986: Thanksgiving Battle

November 25, 2018

30-20-10 Nov. 25, 2018

Tech’s Rico Williams (40) gets off a punt over Central’s Dave Hughes (77) and Tony Van Wert (57) in a Thanksgiving Day game at Scranton Memorial Stadium. Central won, 14-6


30 years ago

Bob James ran for a 1-yard touchdown with 34 seconds left to give Lakeland a

15-12 win over Dunmore. ... Mike Gaughan ran for 133 yards for Riverside in a 14-6 win over Montrose. ... Brad Smith ran for 145 yards and a touchdown for North Pocono in a 40-0 win over Valley View. ... Jim Tricarico ran for 128 yards and three touchdowns in Old Forge’s 28-0 win over Lackawanna Trail. ... Bob Vassil’s interception late in the fourth quarter preserved Scranton Tech’s 12-8 win over Scranton Central.


20 years ago

John Glenn had two interceptions, caught a touchdown pass and threw the go-ahead touchdown pass as Lackawanna Trail beat Bishop O’Reilly, 24-17, in a District 2 Class 1A semifinal. ... Leslie Slowikowski of Lackawanna Trail was named Lackawanna League MVP in girls volleyball for the second straight year. ... Scott Sanderson of Scranton Prep was named All-Region Player of the Year in boys golf. ... Aimee LeStrange of Scranton Prep and Jeff Spoler of Montrose were named All-Region cross country Runners of the Year.

10 years ago

Joe Klebon ran for four touchdowns and set the school’s record for career rushing yards with 4,136 in Riverside’s 25-7 win over Southern Columbia in the District 2-4 Class 1A subregional final. ... Michael Perry ran for 211 yards and three touchdowns for Dunmore in a 48-13 win over GAR in the District 2 Class 2A final. ... Eric Ofcharsky ran for 78 yards for Abington Heights in a 3-0 loss to Berwick in the District 2 Class 3A final.


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