The Tamaqua boys and Marian girls basketball teams both remained unbeaten in early season play.
In other action, the Weatherly boys and Jim Thorpe girls picked up victories in their season openers.
Tamaqua used a 23-point effort from Bo Rottet to take care of Minersville, 45-33.
Nate MacDonald and Brett Kosciolek scored nine points apiece for the Blue Raiders (2-0).
Meanwhile, the Miners received a team-high nine points from David Graham.
Minersville won the JV game, 44-32.