[by Adelay Martin, Uniontown High School Student Sports Media Reporter]
The Uniontown Eagles faced the Chetopa Hornets on Tuesday, February 4. Both Varsity teams won, as did the boys JV. The girls JV played hard, but were unfortunately bested by the Hornets.
The girls Varsity won their game with a score of 54 to 35. Danielle Howard scored 20 points during the game; she also had 5 rebounds, 4 assists, and 5 steals.
Karleigh Schoenberger scored 14 points and had 2 assists and 3 steals. Sammie Hampton scored 8 points and Sivanah McAnulty scored 4. Gwenyth Fry had 5 rebounds.
“Our defense was a little shaky in the beginning, but the girls adjusted and held Chetopa to 20 points in the last 3 quarters of the game,” Coach Miller said. “Looking forward to practicing tomorrow where we will continue to improve our individual and team game. Our next home competition will be this Friday against Southeast.”
The boys Varsity beat the Hornets 59 to 23. Jake Harvey once more lead in points, scoring 21 in total. He also had 6 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals. Luke George scored 15 points, and also had 10 rebounds and 2 assists.
Korbin Miller had 6 rebounds and scored 9 points. There was very balanced scoring among the team, with Drew Perry, Cade Goodridge, Drew Holt, and Hunter Schaaf contributing to the score. Perry and Schaaf also had 2 rebounds each, and Ian McClure had 2 steals. Coach Hays said,
“I thought the boys played hard and shared the ball extremely well tonight. It’s exciting playing well in front of your home crowd. I’m excited about the direction of this team and the basketball program as a whole.”