on January 11, 2024
North Union’s Audrey Benedict (2) drives past a Harvest Prep player during a regular season home game last week. The senior Lady Cat notched 23 points against Northwestern last weekend. (Gazette photo by Aleksei Pavloff)

Lady Cats fall to Harvest Prep; bounce back against Northwestern

By By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette 


Several negative factors by North Union determined the final outcome of last Wednesday’s non-league against Harvest Prep.

There were 10 first-quarter turnovers by North Union, securing rebounds at the North Union defensive end and the Lady Cats inability to connect from the field in the second half.

All three led to North Union finishing with a 51-40 loss on the Lady Cat hardwood.

“We forced some things on offense and didn’t execute,” NU Head Coach Bre Jackson said. “We got some good shots off, but they did not fall like we needed.”

North Union connected on just 29% of its field goals.

While North Union had the overall edge on the boards, Harvest Prep…

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