In a battle of two evenly matched teams, Union and Decorah met in a Class 3A District 5 postseason pairing in Waverly on February 20. In a back-and-forth contest with more than ten lead changes, Decorah took a 47-45 lead into the fourth quarter.
Union scored the first six points of the final frame to take a 51-47 lead. The Knights would stretch the lead to eight points before a Decorah rally ended the game and Union’s season with a three point basket at the buzzer.
The Knights were led in scoring by John Boisen, who scored 19 points. Drew Edwards and Cael Lambe each added 17 points.
Union finished the season with a 9-13 record.
Union 10 12 23 14 – 59
Decorah 13 12 22 13 – 60
Union Scoring: Edwards 19, Boisen 17, Lambe 17, Douglass 2, Alpers 2, Schmitz 2