February 3, 1981 Tamaqua uses a big second half and a solid performance from the foul line to defeat Minersville, 60-46. The Blue Raiders, coached by Bob Fulton, hit 19-of-27 free throws in the fourth quarter to help outscore their opponent by a 25-10 margin. Todd McLaughlin, who scores a team-high 17 points, goes 9-of-12 at the stripe in the final frame to help Tamaqua pull away. For the game, the winners finish 24-of-37 at the line. Dan Smith contributes 13 points and 10 rebounds while Joe Urenovitch tallies 12 points and pulls down 14 boards. The Raiders also receive 11 points from Bill Plasko.