Wildcats
 on December 21, 2023
North Union’s Rylan Keever (2) drives into the paint during a regular season home game against KIPP Columbus this season. The senior notched eight points in the team’s win over the Freddies. (Gazette photo by Aleksei Pavloff)

Wildcats pick up pair of wins over Fredericktown and St. Paris Graham

By By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette 

 

North Union’s Boys Basketball program notched two victories last week against Fredericktown and Graham.

Wildcats surpass Freddies

From beginning to end, both offensively and defensively, North Union played at a high tempo on Tuesday on its home court against Fredericktown.

That tempo paved the way for the Wildcats (4-0) to defeat the Freddies 80-46 in non-league play.

Defense played a key role early in getting North Union off to a fast start.

Fredericktown was held scoreless for the first five minutes of the first quarter as North Union jumped out to a 10-0 lead.

“Our defense allowed us to get out fast and have the freedom to run,…

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