Uniontown earned a season sweep over cross-town rival Laurel Highlands in a 62-24 Section 3-AAAAA victory on Thursday at AJ Everhart Memorial Gymnasium.
Uniontown Area School District
146 East Fayette Street, Uniontown, PA 15401
Franklin Township, Menallen Township, Wharton Township, Stewart Township, Ohiopyle Borough, Markleysburg Borough, Henry Clay Township, city of Uniontown
Dr. Charles Machesky
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The initial WPIAL swimming and diving qualifying performance list was posted Monday, and, not surprisingly, among the top performers in the first month or so of the season are Mount Pleasant's Heather Gardner, Belle Vernon's Ian Shahan and Elizabeth Forward's Kaelyn McClain.
Billy DeShields scored a game-high 27 points to move into seven place on the all-time scoring list at Uniontown, and the Red Raiders rolled to a 97-61 victory over Elizabeth Forward on Friday in Section 3-AAAA play at AJ Everhart Memorial Gymnasium.
In a game full of runs, it was Uniontown who made the last one to pull away late and pick up a 71-62 win in a Section 3-AAAA first-place showdown on Tuesday night at Ringgold.
For a team that hadn't played in 13 days, Uniontown showed no signs of rust, as head coach Rob Kezmarsky's team jumped out to an early lead and cruised to a 81-54 Section 3-AAAA victory over Belle Vernon on Friday at AJ Everhart Memorial Gymnasium.
A new year and a new decade is upon us, but before we trek too far into 2020 let's take a look back at some of the highlights in high school sports from 2019.
The holiday sports season has always been a time for Christmas high school basketball tournaments. In our last column we took a trip back in time to a glorious period in Uniontown High School basketball history when the Red Raiders had a holiday tournament streak that was truly remarkable.
Mya Murray poured in a game-high 36 points Saturday afternoon to lead Uniontown to a 65-44 victory over Washington in the Laurel Highlands Christmas Tournament.
South Allegheny pulled away in the third quarter Friday afternoon and Uniontown was unable to rally for a 57-50 loss in the opening day of the Laurel Highlands Christmas Tournament.