There will be lots of action this weekend for Patriot fans to watch. Varsity Boys Basketball plays Tonight @ Hagerstown and Tomorrow in a home Matchup vs Southern Wells. The Girls will travel across the border to Take on Talawanda on Saturday. The Wrestlers take the mat @ the New Castle Invitational. MS Boys B-ball will be hosting the UC Invitational all Day Saturday with the first game tipping off @ 9am.
Boys Match-ups: Tonight Union County (1-2) travels to Hagerstown (1-1). The Patriots an Tigers were T.E.C. Co-Champions last year both finishing 7-1 in conference play. UC Beat the Tigers twice last year. they won by 3 points in the regular season game, then beat them by 19 in 2nd round of the Sectional. In the last 10 Match-ups UC leads 6-4 over H-Town. The JV Squad tips off @ 6pm, Varsity @ 7:30pm.
In Saturdays Match-up the Patriots host the Southern Wells Raiders(2-2). This game was just recently added to the schedule and is not yet listed on MaxPreps. Last year the Raiders won their Sectional (1A-55), before losing the 1st game of the Regionals to Seton Catholic. The JV teams tip off @ 5pm, Varsity @ 7:30pm
Girls Match-up: Saturday UC (8-2) travels to Oxford to take on the Talawanda Braves (0-3). The Lady Patriots won last years match-up 41-28, Talawanda finished with a 9-14 record last year. UC has been led this season by Sophomore Maddie Gray who is averaging 16.0 points per game and 7.3 Rebounds per game. The JV squad tips off @ 1pm, followed by the Varsity Game at 2:30pm.
Wrestling Match-up: The Patriots travel to New Castle Saturday. Match’s start at 8:30am. Several State Ranked Wrestlers will be in action as 8 Schools will be participating in the meet. New Castle, Franklin County, Lawrenceburg, Union County, Monroe Central, Richmond, Southport & Fishers.
Ranked Wrestlers in action Saturday
Grant Stapleton #3 @ 120lbs Lawrenceburg
Traye Owens #7 @ 120lbs New Castle
Luke Goodwin #6 @ 138lbs Southport
Andrew Roth #7 @152lbs Lawrenceburg
Tucker Coffman #2 @ 160lbs UC
JD Farrell #5 @ 182lbs Fishers