February 5, 1946 Tamaqua scores the final 16 points of the game to turn a deficit against Coaldale into a 57-44 Black Diamond League win. Dick Young's putback and Sammy Miller's free throw ties the game at 44-44. The Blue Raiders, coached by Fred Graham, then rely on Young and Curt Steigerwalt down the stretch. Steigerwalt scores seven of his 22 points in the final minutes while Young adds six of his 22 during Tamaqua's late run.
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