basketball dec 1 (11 of 25).jpg

Union's Audrey Wells (4) makes a layup against Imbler at Imbler High School on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. The Union girls basketball team bested Imbler 52-22 in their season opener.

ATHENA — The Union girls basketball team rattled off another Blue Mountain Conference win, blowing out Weston-McEwen 50-14 on Tuesday, Jan. 11.

The Bobcats jumped out to an early lead, holding an 18-6 advantage after the first quarter and leading 23-8 at halftime. Senior Audrey Wells scored five of her six points in the first quarter to help Union establish an early lead. Senior Callie Glenn hit three three-pointers and scored 11 of her 23 points in the first half — she finished the game with six three-pointers.

In the second half, the Bobcats outscored the TigerScots 27-6 to pull away with a 36-point margin of victory. Senior Kaylin Nowak scored six of her 10 points in the fourth quarter as Union walked away with its fourth straight victory and third straight conference win.

The victory improved Union’s overall record to 12-2 and its conference record to 3-0. The Bobcats are currently tied with Stanfield atop the 2A-6 Blue Mountain Conference.

Up next, Union will travel to face Enterprise on Jan. 15. Tip-off is slated for 4 p.m.

Sign up for our Daily Headlines newsletter

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.