Boys basketball: Union 60, Mark Morris 55

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Union was able to withstand a late rally in the fourth quarter by Mark Morris to escape with the win.Union's defense and ability to force turnovers helped it build a lead that got as big as 23 points in the third quarter.

However, the Titans got a little too comfortable with the lead and Mark Morris stormed back.

Riley Hawkin led Union with 20 points and eight rebounds and Austin Brown hit four free-throws in the fourth quarter to help ice the game.

Mark Morris' Cameron Mosier hit three three-pointers in the fourth quarter and Grant Gibb scored nine of his 15 points in the final period but it wasn't enough to dig out of a deep hole.

UNION 60, MARK MORRIS 55

MARK MORRIS -- Wes Malcolm 0, Hayden Tapani 14, Cameron Mosier 15, Evan Troy 4, Grant Gibb 15, Max Tilton 0, Keigan Baker 0, Jared Roffler 0, Jared Bartleson 5, Geordi Morrow 2. Totals 19 (6) 11-13 50.

UNION -- Derrick Derryberry 5, Cole Weatherspoon 0, Micah Paulson 17, Denis Kirichenko 3, Austin Brown 4, Leon Siofele 1, Isaiah Robinson 8, Riley Hawken 20, Cameron Cranston 2. Totals 23 (6) 8-15 60.

Mark Morris 8 13 9 25--55

Union 12 17 18 13--60

JV -- Union won. C -- Union won.