Eagles fall short in 2A substate semifinal game

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Uniontown High’s Jacy Ermel (20) and Kait Spainhoward (12) block a shot by an opponent earlier this season. The Eagles end their season Friday in a substate semifinal loss.

ARMA — Cold shooting and a slow start did in Uniontown High’s girls Friday.
The Eagles shot an ice-cold 16 percent from the field (7 of 43) in a 53-22 loss to Pittsburg St.-Mary’s-Colgan High.
The loss, coming in the semifinals of the Class 2A substate playoffs, ended Uniontown’s record at 9-13. Colgan advances to tonight’s championship game against Humboldt.
“We just didn’t shoot well at all tonight,” Uniontown head coach Ken Holt said. “I am very proud of the way the girls played in February and March. They finished strong.”
Jacy Ermel led the way for Uniontown with seven points and eight rebounds. Candice Clayton dished out three assists.
Lisa Elmer led Colgan with 20 points. Ashley Werner scored 14.
Uniontown trailed 14-6 after one period and 22-10 at the break. Colgan sealed the win with a 14-5 third-quarter run to lead 36-15.
Uniontown (6-4-5-7—22) (FG/3-pt): Clayton 1-1-0-3, Rathbun 1-0-0-2, Smith 0-0-3-2, Spainhoward 1-0-1-2, Poyner 0-0-1-0, Ermel 2-3-1-7, Camac 0-0-1-0, Shook 0-0-1-0, Esslinger 0/2-0-0-6. TOTALS: 5/2-6-8-22.
Colgan (14-8-14-17—53) (FG/3-pt): Wolfe 0-1-0-1, Elmer 7/2-0-1-20, Hayes 3-0-4-6, Trytek 3-0-3-6, Cedeno 0-0-1-0, Sloan 0-0-2-0, McCormick 2-2-2-6, Dellasega 0-0-2-0, Werner 6-2-3-14. TOTALS: 22/2-5-18-53.