Kenneth E.(Kenny) Blake of Washington
is a 1944 graduate of Washington High School, where he played basketball
for one year.
Blake's basketball career continued long after high school as he
competed locally in the Community Trinity Parish, YMCA, City, Church
County League and Penn-Ohio League. He was named most valuable player in
the Community League in 1945-46.
He later played for S.A. Meyer in the All-America Conference which
included teams from Cumberland, MD., Wheeling,WV., Altoona, Butler and
Pittsburgh being second high scorer and fourth high pointmaker in the
league's two years of existence. He also played for Sonny Boy's, an
independent team from McKees Rocks which competed in an invitational
tournament in Atlanta, GA.
Blake also played sandlot baseball for a number of teams in the
Washington area and is an avid bowler and golfer. He coached youth
baseball and basketball teams for many years and was coach of the
Washington team in the 1960 Pony League World Series. He was employed
for 32 years by McWreath Dairy.