The headline in the York Daily Record, January 16, 1979 read
"Ken Fritchman nets 66 points"
The game is defined in the opening paragraph in the York Daily Record, "Eastern nipped York Suburban in double overtime by 107-106 in one of the most unusual games in YCIAA Boys Basketball history last night."
The Eastern York Golden Knights had led by eight at the start of the
fourth quarter during regular time, but the York Suburban Trojans rallied
and finally tied the score at 88-88 with 20 seconds on a three point play by
The article goes on to say that possibly the total points 213 in a 107-106 game and the 66 point outburst by Eastern York's Ken Ftitchman were YCIAA records. For York Suburban, Tom Triggs and Eric Barnes each scored 30 points in a losing cause. Another novelty about the game was the fact that both Fritchman and Triggs went over the 1,000 point mark during this game. Earlier in the season (Dec 15), Tom Triggs established a new York Suburban record with 41 points in an 83-65 win over Southwestern and a week later (Dec 23) he had 33 in win over Hanover. Triggs later became the York Suburban boys varsity coach.
Later in the season, Fritchman was "held" to 22 in an to 80-60 loss in a February game (2/16/79) with YCIAA league leader and later league champion, York Catholic. By the way, York Catholic also won the State Championship that year.