Boys basketball: Union 91, Heritage 75

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Consecutive put-back baskets by Kaben Humphrey-Butler helped the Titans stymie a strong rally from the Timberwolves.

Union led 68-54 entering the fourth quarter, but Heritage closed to within 75-73 with 3:30 to play. Humphrey-Butler’s baskets triggered a game-closing 16-2 run by the Titans.

Heritage’s comeback effort was sparked by Timmy Hergert, who finished with 35 points and made three 3-point shots in the fourth period. Ezekial Wells added 23 points for the Timberwolves.

Union, which made 23 of 27 free throws, was led by Tanner Nelson with 24 points and seven rebounds, while Jordan Chatman scored 22. Trent Cowan added 12 points, including a key basket during the game-ending run, and Humphrey-Butler finished with 10.

UNION 91, HERITAGE 75

HERITAGE — Danny Gray 3, David Martin 6, Jeff Bersch 0, Timmy Hergert 35, Cherno Sowe 0, Ezekial Wells 23, J. Dahlberg 8. Totals 26 (8) 15-20 75.

UNION — Dionte Ceaser 3, Kyle Mercer 2, Dominique Ceaser 0, Seaver Whalen 6, Tanner Nelson 24, Jordan Chatman 22, Trent Cowan 12, Kaben Humphrey-Butler 10, Gabe Rego 0, Micah Merfeld 2, Brian Cairins 10. Totals 32 (4) 23-27 91.

Heritage 14 18 22 21—75

Union 19 24 25 23—91

JV — Union won. C-team — Union won.