‘Kyle Kiehart Day’
Published: July 12, 2013
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Mayfield Mayor Alexander J. Chelik recently declared “Kyle Kiehart Day.” Kiehart, who recently graduated from Lakeland High School, was a three-sport star at the school.
As quarterback of the Lakeland Chiefs varsity football team for three years, he averaged more than 1,000 yards passing per season, with 10 passing touchdowns and 83.8 passing yards per game. He had a completion rate of 54 percent, rushed for an average of 72 yards per game, with 4.2 yards per carry, and on defense averaged 28.3 tackles and 3 interceptions each year.
As a sophomore in 2010, Kiehart led the Chiefs to a 10-2 record and the Lackawanna League Division II championship.
He was a four-year starter on the basketball team, scoring 1,858 points, 444 rebounds, 189 assists, 160 steals and had a 19.6 game average and was the scoring leader in the division in his freshman, sophomore and senior years. In his junior year, the Chiefs were 13-1 in their division and won the Division III Championship. He became a member of the 1,000 point club in his junior year and finished his career as the all-time leading scorer in the history of the Chiefs’ boys basketball program with 1,858 points.
As a member of the baseball team, that won the Lackawanna Division III Championship this year, he pitched a no-hitter against Carbondale in a District 2 Class AA first-round game, and helped the Chiefs win the District 2 Class AA Championship.
He is the son of Christine and Roger Kiehart of Mayfield.