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Eagles Varsity Basketball Teams Victorious at Yates Center
Mike Reith
Thursday, February 13, 2020

by Adelay Martin, UHS Student Sports Media Reporter

The Uniontown Eagles and the Yates Center Wildcats went head-to-head in Tuesday’s game. Both Varsity teams came home with another couple of wins for Uniontown.

The girls’ Varsity beat the Wildcats 53 to 38. Danielle Howard scored 17 points this game, and Karleigh Schoenberger scored 18. They each had 8 rebounds, and Howard also had 7 assists and 3 steals. Sammie Hampton was another prominent player this game, scoring 6 points and rebounding the ball 5 times. Gwenyth Fry scored 7 points and rebounded twice. Breleigh Harris had 5 points, 1 assist, and 2 steals. “Extremely proud of how our team bounced back from a very disappointing loss last Friday,” said Coach Miller. “These young ladies chose to get better in practice on Monday, and it showed on the court tonight. On Friday, February 14, we will host Pleasanton for our winter homecoming.”

The boys’ Varsity also won against the Wildcats with a score of 53 to 43. This was a tense game for many players, as well as students past and present. Jake Harvey once more led in points, racking up 21 during the game. Luke George scored 17 points. Both Harvey and George made half of their field goals; also, George made 2 three-point shots out of the 3 he took and was 9 for 10 on free throws. Drew Perry had 4 rebounds and 2 assists, Hunter Schaaf had 5 rebounds, and Clay Sutterby scored 8 points and had 11 rebounds. 20 of our points were made inside the lane. Coach Hays said, “The atmosphere for our game against Yates Center was awesome. It was great seeing so many Eagle fans travel to Yates Center to support our teams. I thought we got off to a slow start, but the boys responded well and played extremely hard. We shot the ball well and rebounded well tonight.”