|THE RICHWOOD GAZETTE|
North Union Lady Cats rally comes up just short
Most times when a basketball team gets down by double digits in the first few minutes of a game, the tension level increases and a lot of times with that the lead only grows.
But there are those few times when instead of shying away from the battle, a team will gather its strength and fight even harder.
Lady Cats overcome slow style to defeat Bobcats
North Union varsity girls basketball coach Natalie Herring knew pretty much the style of play she would be seeing from Grandview Heights for the Lady Cats’ Division III district semifinal at Worthington Christian Middle School on Tuesday.
“We knew coming in they didn’t play our style and would slow the game down,” Herring said. “We had a little bit of frustration, but we hung in there.”
North Union downs Roughriders, reach district semifinal
On the surface, looking at the records of both teams, Thursday night’s Central District Division III sectional final at North Union appeared to be a mismatch.
In the end, North Union (21-3) did a lot of good things on its way to an 82-55 win over West Jefferson, but at the beginning Wildcats’ coach Brian Terrill was casting a wary eye toward the Roughriders, who had won just four games on the season.
MOAC announces all-league teams
The Mid Ohio Athletic Conference recently announced its all-conference boys and girls basketball teams.
North Union seniors Austin Terrill and Hayden Stofcheck, along with junior Brandon Allen were named to the Red Division’s boys first team in voting done by coaches. Nate Curts was named honorable mention.
State meet caps Shipp's high school career
North Union senior Rachel Shipp is still going over the memories of being a part of the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s state swimming meet on Feb. 20-21.
“It was an incredible experience,” Shipp said. “I still can’t believe I was a state finalist.”
Terrill, Jamison named to Central District first team
North Union seniors Austin Terrill and Mason Jamison each earned a first-team selection on The Associated Press Central District basketball teams.
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