SAAT swimmers place
IRWIN — The Somerset Area Aquatic team members placed at a meet at Norwin on Feb. 11.
Chris Troll, 12, 1st in the 50 Free and Fly and 3rd in the 100 Free.
Bryon Gephart, 11, 4th in the 50 Free, 50 Fly and 100 Free.
Christine Troll, 10, 1st in the 50 Back, 2nd in the 50 Free and 5th in the 50 Breaststroke.
Sara Basala, 10, 1st in the 50 Breaststroke, 3rd in the 50 Free and 4th in the 50 Back.
Tyler Caten, 7, 1st in the 25 Free and 25 Back.
Hunter Krotzer, 7, 2nd in the 25 Free and Breaststroke and 3rd in the 25 Back.
Kaydon Wasson, 8, 1st in the 25 Breaststroke, 3rd in the 25 Free and 5th in the 25 Back.
Carly Richard, 7, 1st in the 25 Free and 50 Free.
Morgan McGuire, 8, 5th in the 25 Free and 25 Back.
Hannah Kane, 7, 2nd in the 25 Free and 25 Back and 5th in the 25 Fly.
Kaylee Richard, 8, 4th in the 100 IM and 25 Fly and 5th in the 25 Breaststroke.
The relay team of Kaylee and Carly Richard, Caten and Kane won the Mixed 8-and-under 100 Freestyle Relay and placed 3rd in the Mixed 8-and-under Medley Relay.
Somerset wins pair
UNIONTOWN — Somerset's eighth grade boys basketball team topped Brownsville 47-39 and Laurel Highlands 51-39 in Saturday's first round action at Albert Gallatin's weekend hoopfest.
The Eagles were led by Jake Heiple's 27 points in Game 1, including an 11-for-12 performance at the free throw line. Heiple also led the Eagles with 19 points in Game 2. Mike Ream, Dylan Barnes and Levi DeBlase led the Eagles in rebounding.
On Sunday the Eagles defeated Laurel Highlands in a rematch, 41-21, behind Barnes' 16 points. Barnes went 10 for 11 from the foul line. In the quarterfinals Somerset was eliminated by Mount Savage, Md., 52-42. Barnes and Heiple combined for 34 points.