on February 15, 2024
North Union’s Audrey Benedict (2) drives into the lane during the team’s last regular season home game this past weekend. The Lady Cat notched 20 points in the team’s win while also scoring her 1,000th point of her prep career. (Photo submitted)

Lady Cats secure third straight CBC title; NU’s Benedict claims 1,000 career points

By By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette 


The North Union girls basketball team achieved another one of its season goals last Wednesday.

After clinching a third straight Central Buckeye Conference Mad River title on Saturday, the Lady Cats completed a third consecutive undefeated league schedule with a 64-17 rout over the Warriors.

“It feels good to be undefeated again,” senior Audrey Benedict said. “It will be something we can look back on and brag about.”

Zoe Wedding, also a senior, thinks this year’s accomplishment may be a little more special.

“It feels good, especially because it is my senior year,” she said.

North Union (10-0 CBC, 14-7 overall) took control early against Northwestern,…

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