Submitted by Adelay Martin, UHS Student Sports Reporter
The week of Homecoming was a busy one for the Eagles! The Varsity volleyball team defeated Oswego on October 13. They played 5 sets scoring 23-25, 23-25, 25-19, 25-19, and 15-10. Paige Mason scored 14 points and Bri Stokes scored 12 points with 28 assists. Libby Schaaf was 38/43 on attacks with 5 kills, Danielle Howard was 26/29 on attacks with 11 kills, Karleigh Schoenberger was 24/28 on attacks with 7 kills, and Gwen Fry was 23/26 on attacks with 5 kills. Danielle also had 13 solo blocks.
The Varsity team also traveled to Pleasanton on October 15 to play Pleasanton and Kansas City Christian. They came home having defeated both teams in two sets.
The Eagles defeated KCC 25-4 and 25-5. Karleigh Schoenberger scored 21 points and had 14 consecutive serves, and Paige Mason scored 19 points and had 15 consecutive serves. Danielle Howard was 18/19 on attacks with 8 kills and Paige Mason was 9/9 on attacks with 2 kills. Bri Stokes had 15 assists.
Uniontown also defeated Pleasanton, sets both scoring 25-12. Danielle Howard was 23/24 on attacks with 13 kills, and Paige Mason was 16/16 on attacks with 4 kills, Libby Schaaf was 11/11 on attacks with 4 kills. Danielle Howard and Gwen Fry each had 3 solo blocks and Bri Stokes had 19 assists.
Coach Hall said of the games, “The five-set match with Oswego on Tuesday showed a lot of character and determination from the team. Losing the first two sets and having to come back and win three: that is challenging, but the team rose to the occasion!
“The JV season has come to a close after Oswego’s match. The team finished with a 5-12 overall record. Varsity will be preparing for Class 2A Sub-State, which we will be hosting on Saturday, October 24.”
The football team also played an exciting game, facing Central Heights and defeating them 25-14. Drew Perry had 25 rushes for 119 yards and 6 tackles, as well as 1 completed 8-yard pass. Treden Buckman had 24 rushes for 127 yards. Zach Franklin had 9 tackles and Jake Harvey had 8 tackles. Drew Buckman had 5 tackles, 1 interception, and 1 pass deflected. Cayman Fewell and Korbin Miller each had 1 sack. Moving forward, Uniontown will host a playoff game at home on Friday October 30th, so come support your Eagles before preparing for some Halloween festivities of your own!