The boys basketball team played Laural Highlands on Tuesday, January 15th. The Mustangs came out on top in the big rival game.
The score was close throughout the game, but in the second quarter, the Mustangs took a big lead. In the second quarter, LH had a big 10 point lead over the Raiders. The rivals fought back and forth but the Mustangs kept the lead. The final score was 77-71.
It was a tough loss considering it was a cross town rival. That was the first conference loss for the Red Raiders. Both teams are now 5-1 in the conference. The Raiders are 11-2 on the season, and the Mustangs are 9-5.
Despite the loss, the Raiders still lead the all-time series, 58-40.
Uniontown’s Christian Kezmarsky scored 19 points in the game. Xavier Ellis and Jordan Pratt both scored 13. Sophomore Joe Campbell added 10 points. Laural Highlands leading scorers were Shane Guthrie with 23 points and Keith Liptock, who put up 18 points.
We play Laural Highlands again on February 8th, at 7:30. This game will take place at Uniontown. Hopefully the Raiders can get back at the Mustangs and come out on top with a whopping lead.