ON THIS DATE
January 26, 1983 George Mashack, John Appicello and Bill Jones each register pins to help Tamaqua earn a 35-21 wrestling upset of Pottsville. Mashack decks his 128-pound opponent in 56 seconds while Appicello's fall at 134 comes in 1:48. Jones also picks up a quick pin, as his matslap at 187 occurs at 1:00. The Blue Raiders receive major decisions from Eric Balcavage at 100 pounds and from Brian Daubenspech at 121. Also contributing to the victory are John Bieniek (114) and Dan Welker (140) with decision wins.