Girls basketball: Union 44, Battle Ground 36

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The Titans hit three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to surge past the visiting Tigers.

Grace Davis, Annie Williams and Tessa Vanderpool made 3-pointers as Union outscored Battle Ground 18-9 in the fourth quarter of the Class 4A Greater St. Helens League game.

Union made seven of 10 free throws in the fourth quarter to seal the victory. The game was tied at 32 before Union's defensive pressure helped turn momentum to the Titans.

Sophomore Abby Forsyth led the Titans attack, scoring 16 points. Vanderpool came up with 10 defensive rebounds.

Battle Ground's Jossilyn Blackman led all scorers with 19 points.

UNION 44, BATTLE GROUND 36

BATTLE GROUND -- Madison Barr 0, Emily Griffth 0, K. Cruz 0, Alena Jarvis 9, Kylie Smith 7, Marlayna Gillette 0, Madison Reeves 0, Savannah Hamann 0, Jossilyn Blackman 19, Audrey Kangas 0, Alla Mironenko 1. Totals 15 (3) 3-11 36.

UNION -- Grace Davis 6, Tessa Vanderpool 5, Molly Petrie 4, Morgan Broad 3, Hannah O'Donnell 2, Annie Williams 7, Kili Anderson 1, Abby Forsyth 16, Sarah Trostle 0. Totals 12 (6) 14-21 44.

B. Ground 12 8 7 9--36

Union 7 11 8 18--44

JV -- Battle Ground won. C -- Battle Ground won.