Written by: Alex Chipps
(Round 1) Union City Lady Tigers vs Verden Lady Tigers
The Lady Tigers took on Verden in the first round of the district tournament last Friday. Union City scored a season high of 40 points in the first half of the game and only gave up 21 to Verden. The ladies also set a season high by scoring 64 points total in the game with the Verden Tigers only putting up 36. UC moved on to the District Championship the next night against the Fletcher Wildcats.
(District Championship) Union City Lady Tigers vs Fletcher Lady Wildcats
In the District Championship the Lady Tigers would go on to face Fletcher. The game started out slow, and turned to a defensive battle between the teams. Union City led going into halftime 11-7. The third quarter was a fight for the ladies only holding the lead by 1 point, 20-19. Union City got down in the final quarter by 4 points, Sophomore, Rylee Loudermilk knocked down a three to keep UC in the game. The Lady Tigers took back the game beating the Wildcats for the Championship 34-28.
(District Championship) Union City Tigers vs Verden Tigers
Union City Tigers went head to head with Verden in the Championship game of Districts. The Tigers took a quick lead outscoring Verden in the first quarter 24-13. Senior,
Xavier Morales led UC by putting up 35 points. The Tigers kept a strong lead the entire game going into halftime up 45-25. The Tigers held Verden to 46 points, while dropping 78 themselves. Union City took home the District Championship for the 3rd year in a row.
Regionals start Thursday @ Union City, the Lady Tigers play Vici at 6:30, followed by the boys playing Vici at 8.