Boys basketball: Union 46, McMinnville (Ore.) 41

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Trent Cowan converted off a sweet pass from Jordan Chatman with 30 seconds to go, giving the Titans some breathing room in a win at the Barlow Trail Tournament in Gresham, Ore.

Cowan’s lay-up gave the Titans three-point lead, and the Titans made their free throws to extend the advantage.

Union will next face West Linn, Ore., at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Chatman led the Titans with 14 points. Copps added 12.

Tanner Nelson had a three-point play and Copps nailed a 3-pointer in a 7-0 outburst to give the Titans a seven point lead with about two minutes to play.

McMinnville rallied to within one, but Chatman found Cowan alone for the layup.

UNION 46, McMINNVILLE (Ore.) 41

UNION (6-2) — Dionte Ceaser 0, Kyle Mercer 3, Tyler Copp 12, Dominique Ceaser 0, Seaver Whalen 2, Tanner Nelson 9, Jordan Chatman 14, Trent Cowan 2, Kaben Humphrey-Butler 6, Gabe Rego 0, Micah Merfeld 0. Totals 15 (5) 11-17 46.

MCMINNVILLE — Gulorad 15, Grimm 14, Vicknair 3, Autencio 3, Geelan 2, Payne 2, Ostling 2, Ramsey 0, Coste 0, Parker 0, Egli 0. Totals 11 (6) 13-15 41.

Union 12 14 5 15—46

McMinnville 12 9 11 9—41