ON THIS DATE
January 7, 1955 Joe Bridickas pours in a game-high 22 points to help Tamaqua edge Lansford, 54-53, in a Black Diamond League contest. The Blue Raiders, who trail by five points at halfime, break a late 49-49 tie with a 5-1 run that seals the win. Luther Miller drops in the go-ahead basket while Bridickas adds a free throw and Durbin Wagner hits a driving shot. Dave Evans contributes to the victory with 12 points while Miller and Wagner both finish with eight. For Lansford, Bob Montgomery nets a team-high 21 points.