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Uniontown squads split in tourney opener

Thursday, December 6, 2012

HUMBOLDT -- Uniontown's basketball teams split in their respective openers at the Humboldt Em-prise Bank Tournament here Tuesday.

Uniontown's girls outscored got by Humboldt, 38-35, outscoring the Cubs by three points in a fourth quarter that produced 31 combined points. The game was tied 21-21 after three.

"The girls fought to the very end for this victory," first-year Eagle head coach Dustin Miller said. "This is the type of resolve we hope to display every night."

Hayden Rathbun scored 13 points for Uniontown (1-1) while DaNisha Robinson added 10. Both had 8 rebounds each.

Emily Shinn, Hannah Travis and Mandie Ridge each dished 2 assists for the Eagles.

Uniontown's boys fell to Humboldt, 57-36, to fall to 0-1 in the round-robin tournament and 1-1 overall. Brenton Esslinger scored 13 points for the Eagles and Skyler Riley added 10.

Humboldt led 16-11 after one period and 26-20 at the half.

Both Uniontown teams face Erie tonight in the second round. They will take on Crest in the final round on Friday night.

Crest and Erie split their matches on the first night of the tournament. Erie won the girls' matchup, 44-12, while Crest took the boys' contest, 59-27. Lancer boys are 2-0 while the girls are 0-2 on the season.

GIRLS

UNIONTOWN: Stokes 0 0-0 0, Shinn 0 0-0 0, Dixon 1 0-0 2, Travis 1 1-2 3, Rathbun 5 2-2 13, Rockhold 1 0-0 2, Coyan 2 1-2 5, Brown 0 2-2 2, Dawson 0 0-0 0, Robinson 3 4-9 10, Ridge 0 1-3 1. TOTALS: 13 11-20 38.

HUMBOLDT: No information provided.

Uniontown.......... 6 6 9 17 -- 38

Humboldt........... 8 5 8 14 -- 35

Three-point field goals: Uniontown 1 (Rathbun), Humboldt n/a.

BOYS

UNIONTOWN: Riley 10, Jo.Duffey 4, Ja.Duffey 2, Miller 7, Esslinger 13. TOTAL: 36.

HUMBOLDT: McNutt 14, Murrow 12, Carpenter 2, Whitcomb 8, Sellman 2, D'Armond 3, Crawford 3, Thornbrugh 6, Johnson 7. TOTAL 57.

Uniontown.......... 11 9 8 8 -- 36

Humboldt.......... 16 10 18 13 -- 57



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