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On This Date: (Nov. 24, 1980)

November 24, 1980 - Karen Deininger helps Tamaqua rebound from a slow start, and the Blue Raiders roll to a 70-32 victory over Williams Valley for their first win of the season. Trailing 9-8 after the first quarter, Deininger pours in 10 second-period points as Tamaqua outscores the Vikings by a 24-8 margin to take a lead it will never relinquish. Deininger, who ends the contest with a game-high 28 points, tallies nine in the third frame to extend the Raiders’ advantage to 48-28. The winners, coached by Dennis Kormonick, also receive 12 points from Lisa Willing.