Sage Gunn tries to draw a foul Saturday night against Lake.

Photo by Robbie Roberson
Sage Gunn tries to draw a foul Saturday night against Lake. Photo by Robbie Roberson
The Union basketball teams had another busy week as they played four games in five days for the second time in the young basketball season.

The Union boys went 2-2 as they lost to Leake County 59-44 before entering the Sebastopol tournament. They opened tournament play by defeating Newton County 53-33 last Thursday. They defeated Enterprise 59-54 in the second round and then lost an overtime decision to Lake High School in the finals.

The Union girls went 2-2. They dropped a 51-39 decision to Leake County on Tuesday night. They opened the Sebastopol tournament with a win over Newton County 43-37. They dropped a 32-30 decision to Enterprise and closed out the tournament with a 38-31 win over Lake.

Union was to host Noxapater on Tuesday and then visit Morton on Friday.

 

Lady Yellowjackets

Union started the week with a 51-39 loss to Leake County. The Lady Yellowjackets trailed 23-22 at the half. The Lady Gators held Union to three points in the fourth quarter as they took the win. Eryanna Mason and Kanayia Russell both scored nine points to lead Union.

Ansley Rigby scored 17 points to lead the Lady Yellowjackets to a win over Newton County. Union led 22-21 at the half. They carried a 36-31 lead into the final quarter and held on for the victory. Trinity Lambert added eight points.



In a close game, Enterprise held the Lady Yellowjackets to two points in the fourth quarter as they pulled off the victory. Keirra Russell and Lambert both scored seven points.

The Lady Yellowjackets then rebounded to beat Lake. Union carried a 29-23 lead into the final quarter and held on for the victory. Rigby scored 19 points to lead Union while Keirra Russell added eight points.

 

Yellowjackets

The Yellowjackets dropped a decision to a tough Leake County team.  J.T. Vance led with 19 points while P.J. Gage added 10.

Union went up 35-19 at the half against Newton County and held on for the victory. Gage led with 13 points while Mark Jones scored 12 and J.T. Vance added 10.

Union held off Enterprise in the fourth quarter after taking a 51-39 lead at the end of the first quarter. Vance led with 14 and Jones scored 12.