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Non-league football: Union 68, Heritage 7


Union was firing on all cylinders during their matchup against Heritage on Friday night. The Titans’ offense set the tone early by scoring a touchdown in less than 30 seconds.

Not to be outdone, Union’s defense returned an interception for a touchdown on

Heritage’s first drive of the game. By the end of the game, Union scored nine offensive touchdowns and their defense came away with 4 interceptions and gave up only 118 total yards.

The only points for Heritage in the game came off of a Union field goal attempt in which the kick came up short and was caught and returned by Heritage for a touchdown.


Union 43 13 6 6—68

Heritage 0 0 7 0—7

First Quarter

U — Bozovic 20 pass from Ratigan (kick good)

U — Tobias Merriweather interception return (kick good)

U — Attaran 18 pass from Jones (kick good)

U — Milliken 37 run (kick good)

U — Cantu 2 run (2pt conversion good)

U — Attaran 3 pass from Ratigan (kick point good)

Second Quarter

U — Hermoso 10 run (kick good)

U — Devore 1 run (kick failed)

Third Quarter

H — Field goal attempt returned for touchdown (kick good)

U — Haywood 45 run (kick failed)

Fourth Quarter

U — White 53 run (kick failed)

Individual Statistics

PASSING — Union: Mitch Ratigan 5-6-83-0; Jaydon Jones 1-1-18-0; Heritage: Austin Marsh 1-8-4-4.

RUSHING — Union: Noah DeVore 5-36; Jesus Hermoso 6-39; Kellen Milliken: 1-37; Marques Cantu 1-2; Rylan Clayton: 1-8; Mitch Ratigan 1-18; Luke Burbank 1-9; Benny Haywood 2-65; Alex Olson 2-12; Deakon White 3-49; Chase Lofton 1-(minus-1); Heritage: James Bailey 14-31; LaDaimien McCord 4-45; Sincere Scruggs 4-5; Pablo Barbosa Sanchez 6-33.

RECEIVING — Union: Korey Bozovic 1-20; AJ Attaran 2-24; Marques Cantu 1-5; Kindrick Aragon 1-35; Toby Smoot 1-17; Heritage: Sincere Scruggs 1-4.

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