Whitehall High School Boys Basketball

4A State Champs – Marking the last time a Lehigh Valley boys’ high school basketball team won a PIAA title in the highest classification.  Whitehall’s win gave the Lehigh Valley its first boys’ state championship since Fountain Hill’s back-to-back crowns in 1956 and 1957.

Team accomplishments and records for the 1982 season:

  • 35 wins, 2 loses – 21 consecutive wins
  • PIAA State Champions AAA (the largest classification at the time)
  • District XI Champions
  • East Penn Conference Champions
  • Reading Christmas Tournament Champions
  • Scott Coval was named first team All-State
  • Glenn Noack was named All- State Honorable Mention

Over two years, the Whitehall HS Boys team had 68 wins and 4 loses with two district championships and two consecutive EPC championships.

  • Head Coach:  Dick Tracy
  • Assistant Coaches:  Carl Case, Ron D’ Argenio
  • JV Coach :  Chet Pieczynski
  • Freshman Coach:  William Stickler
  • Seniors:   Scott Coval , Glenn Noack, Karl Heydt, Mike Bobyak, Lou Pizarro, Rick Gladish, Ron Strisofsky
  • Juniors:  Rick Steckel, Chris Newhard, Rick Scholl
  • Sophomores:  Kyle Kern, Mark Molchany

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