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Eagle boys winners; girls fall to Buffs

Friday, January 18, 2013

PLEASANTON -- Uniontown sent Altoona-Midway's boys to their 30th consecutive regular-season defeat in the consolation of the semifinals of the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament here Thursday evening.

Eagle girls fell to top-seeded Prairie View, 50-37, in the championship semifinals and will face Jayhawk-Linn (5-5) at 4 p.m. Saturday in the third-place game.

Eagle boys (4-7) built a 19-8 lead after one period, then outscored the Jets (0-10) 23-16 in the second.

Brenton Esslinger led the Eagles with 27 points. Skyler Riley added 17.

The boys will take on Jayhawk-Linn in the fifth-place game at 2:30 Saturday in the north gym. The Jayhawks (3-7) advanced with a 59-39 win over Pleasanton.

Prairie View girls (9-2) held a 17-4 lead after one period. The Eagles (3-8) rallied a bit in the second, getting within 26-17.

"Tonight our team competed and played with heart," head coach Dustin Miller said. "We played solid defense which kept us in the game until the fourth quarter. A loss never feels good, but our team got better tonight."

Hayden Rathbun led the Eagles with 14 points.

Jayhawk-Linn lost to Pleasanton, 25-17, in the other semifinal.


Girls

UNIONTOWN: Shinn 2 0-0 4, Dixon 0 0-0 0, Rathbun 6 2-2 14, Rockhold 0 2-4 2, Stokes 0 0-0 0, Coyan 0 1-2 1, Dawson 0 0-0 0, Robinson 4 0-6 8, Ridge 2 4-4 8. TOTALS: 14 9-18 37.

PRAIRIE VIEW: Feldman 3 8-14 14, Griffin 4 1-4 9, Waterman 4 1-1 9, Diehm 4 1-2 9, rest of team 4 1-3 9. TOTALS: 19 12-24 50.

Uniontown. 4 13 8 12 -- 37

Prairie View 17 9 9 15 -- 50

Three-point field goals: None.

Total fouls: Uniontown 23, Prairie View 18. Fouled out: Rathbun.

Boys

UNIONTOWN: Riley 17, Gleason 3, Jo.Duffey 6, Ja.Duffey 7, Wiley 3, T.Miller 1, G.Miller 3, Schaffer 1, Esslinger 27 TOTAL: 68

ALTOONA-MIDWAY: Boles 19, Walker 3, Engleman 2, Brown 4, Carter 2, Huffman 14, Phillips 3. TOTAL: 47.

Uniontown. 19 23 14 12 -- 68

Midway....... 8 16 16 7 -- 47



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