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East Union's Basketball Team is #1
The East Union boys basketball team finished the regular season on January 15 with a 12-1 record and overall #1 ranking in the county. They enter the the playoff tournament as the #1 seed and will face Cuthbertson Middle school on January 28th.
The boys were led by Coaches Kris Kunai and Jason Conklin. The team's goal for the season was to win the East Division and go into the tournament as the # 1 seed and win the Championship. Their motto was, "The Championship goes through East Union."
In the last 5 years, the East Union Boys Basketball has a record of 62-12. The 8th graders that played as 7th graders last year have a record of 25-4. Coach Kunai says, "We pride ourselves on being a family unit and work hard to condition our bodies and minds to compete at a high level."
According to the coaches, "We are now at a point where we start our second season, which is the playoffs. We will work harder and be more focused for the next 2 weeks to accomplish our goal."
For more information on the UCPS Middle School Basketball Tournament, visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/865379033502365/.
Written by: Kris Kunai
Posted: Jan 16, 2015 by Susie Jones