North Union defeats Urbana in girls hoops


Staff report



Urbana’s Peyton Mounce scores under the basket against North Union on Saturday.

Urbana’s Peyton Mounce scores under the basket against North Union on Saturday.


Photo by John Coffman Photography

RICHWOOD – North Union beat Urbana, 54-32, in CBC/MRD girls basketball on Saturday.

The Hillclimbers trailed, 38-17, at the half.

For UHS, Lyza Forson had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Peyton Mounce added 11 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals.

The Hillclimbers are now 10-4, 3-2 while North Union improves to 13-1, 5-0.

Indians win

SOUTH CHARLESTON – Mechanicsburg held off Southeastern, 50-45, in OHC girls basketball on Saturday.

The Indians led, 23-18, at the half.

For Mechanicsburg (10-2, 7-1), Olivia Skillings had 11 points and Dani Schipfer and Emily Conley each added 10.

Graham wins

ST. PARIS – Graham beat Indian Lake, 47-40, in CBC/MRD girls basketball on Saturday.

Graham led, 19-18, at the half.

For the Falcons (3-10, 1-3), Abby Yukon had 22 points and Hailey Nash added 11.

“We played well but the turnovers in the first half killed us,” said GHS Coach Scott Seeberg. “We did a lot better in the second half with the turnovers and we got some key baskets when we needed them. A lot of kids added to the win.”

Graham won the jayvee game, 34-31. Emma Yukon had 14 points for the Falcons.

Tigers prevail

CEDARVILLE – Aubrey Williams scored a game-high 14 points as WL-S rallied to upend Cedarville, 39-30, in OHC girls basketball on Saturday.

WL-S trailed, 16-11, at the half.

For the Tigers (6-7, 5-4), Gabby Williams added 7 points.

Cedarville won the jayvee game, 29-27. Laila Butler had 8 points for WL-S.

Triad falls

SPRINGFIELD – Catholic Central defeated Triad, 66-16, in OHC girls basketball on Saturday.

For Triad (0-13, 0-9), Madi Cox had 7 points, Ashlyn McCoy had 6 rebounds and Abbey Overfield added 5 points.

Urbana’s Peyton Mounce scores under the basket against North Union on Saturday.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2022/01/web1_mounce.jpgUrbana’s Peyton Mounce scores under the basket against North Union on Saturday. Photo by John Coffman Photography

Staff report