The #3 ranked in Class 3A Union Lady Knights welcomed Jesup in the season conference opener on December 6. Hospitable hosts they were not, sending the J-Hawks home with a 44-31 loss. Justine Nagel had the hot hand to start, scoring five of the Knights’ seven first quarter points and a 7-6 lead. Union turned up the defensive pressure in the second and broke out to a 23-12 score at the half.
Union continued to dominate in the second, cruising to the win on Kaeli Block’s game high 14 points and Jordyn Nagel’s 11.
The Knights moved to 3-0 on the season and will host Hudson on Friday, December 16 in a girls/boys twinbill, with the girls’ game to begin at 6:15 PM, followed by the boys at approximately 7:45. Union’s final home game before Christmas break will be Tuesday, December 20 against the Warriors of Wapsie Valley.Union 7 16 8 13 44
Jesup 6 6 10 9 31

Scoring: Block 14, Jo. Nagel 11, Driscol 6, Powell 6, Ju. Nagel 5, Parker 2