(Special to Eastern Kansas Sports from Uniontown HS Student Sports Reporter Adelay Martin)
The UHS Volleyball team traveled to Southeast on Tuesday, September 15. The JV lost their three games, but Varsity was victorious in all of theirs.
Southeast defeated Uniontown’s JV in two matches, scoring 25-10 both times. Skyler Coulter scored 2 points and Alexis Herring was 4/5 on attacks. Uniontown was also defeated by St. Paul, playing three matches with scores of 25-19, 17-25, and 15-9. Kristy Beene scored 6 points, Rylee Coulter was 9/9 on attacks, and Hannah Moore was 8/8 on attacks with 1 kill. The final game the JV played was against Yates Center, who beat the Eagles in two matches with scores of 25-21 and 25-7. Landry George scored 4 points and Rylee Coulter was 12/15 on attacks with 1 kill.
The Varsity girls won their three games. Starting with Yates Center, the Eagles defeated them 25-21 and 25-10. Paige Mason scored 9 points, Danielle Howard was 11/12 on attacks with 7 kills, and Bri Stokes had 7 assists. The Lady Eagles also defeated St. Paul in two matches, 25-15 and 25-23. Libby Schaaf scored 8 points, was 14/14 on attacks, and had 3 kills. Karleigh Schoenberger also had 3 kills and was 10/10 on attacks. Gwen Fry and Danielle Howard had 3 and 2 solo blocks, respectively, and Bri Stokes again had 7 assists. Southeast was defeated by Uniontown in two matches as well, with scores of 25-27 and 25-14. Bri Stokes had 9 points and 8 assists, and Danielle Howard was 12/14 on attacks with 8 kills.
“It was a long night of volleyball with it being a Quad, but the outcome was worth it! The team played extremely well,” says Coach Hall. “We are getting better at blocking, and now need to work on our coverage of hitters, blockers, and teams that tip/dink against us.”
On Friday, September 18, the football team defeated Pleasanton 14-6. Hunter Schaaf had 21 rushes over 92 yards, and Drew Perry had 15 rushes over 56 yards. Perry also threw two passes that lead to touchdowns by Tyler Harvey and Treden Buckman. Luke Perry and Jake Harvey each had 1 interception, and Korbin Miller had 2 quarterback sacks. “We did not play as well as expected, but we did expect to win,” said Assistant Coach Miller.