October 18, 2002 Alex Zukus carries 24 times for 180 yards and two touchdowns to help lead Tamaqua to a 36-0 win over Panther Valley. Zukus scores on a three-yard run and also reaches paydirt on a 43-yard scamper. The Blue Raiders' special teams account for the game's opening score when Ryan Stahler blocks a punt and recovers it in the end zone. Aaron Smith also catches a 34-yard scoring pass from Kyle Spotts while Shane Kaufman adds a six-yard tally. The winners, coached by Tom Bonner, limit PV to just 57 yards of offense and force three turnovers.