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February 9, 1940 A big second half lifts Lansford to a 41-26 Black Diamond League win over Coaldale. Al Bilovsky pours in a game-high 18 points for the Panthers, who outscore their opponent 25-9 over the final two frames. The winners, coached by Ken Millen, also receive eight points from both Johnny Mongi and Bob Mormon. For the Tigers, Mike Semko tallies a team-high 11 points.