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.



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