Girls basketball: Union 56, Evergreen 36

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Updated: January 18, 2013, 9:52 PM

 

Tessa Vanderpool scored nine of her 13 points in the fourth quarter as Union shutout Evergreen 20-0 in the final eight minutes to win.

Evergreen led 31-29 at halftime, but Union was able to tie the game 36-36 after three quarters.

Union went to zone defense to shut down Deja Nicholas, who scored 20 points for Evergreen.

Vanderpool made 5 of 5 free throws in the fourth quarter as Union pulled away. Jessica Chatman led Union with 15 points.

UNION 56, EVERGREEN 36

EVERGREEN -- Deja Nicholas 20, Demia Browning 2, Jennay Kennedy 2, Kristina Presson 0, Nakesha Hatchett 0, Vella Jackson 9, Moriah Doyle 2, Cameronn Logan 1. Totals 13 (1) 9-17 36.

UNION -- Grace Davis 0, Tessa Vanderpool 13, Tuileisu Anderson 8, Kendra Preuninger 8, Molly Petrie 4, Katie Burbank 0, Hannah O'Donnell 0, Katherine Williams 6, Jessica Chatman 15, Emily Rowe 2. Totals 15 (5) 19-29 56.

Evergreen 16 15 5 0--36

Union 13 16 7 20--56

JV -- Union; C -- Union.