Chase Birchell and Tori Ross were named Union’s Outstanding Athletes for the 2018-19 school year. Birchell played football, basketball, tennis and track. Ross was on the soccer, basketball and softball teams.
Union wins region championship
Union won its second Northern Division tennis championship in a row by scoring 29 of a possible 30 points in play at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City. Union was first at 29 and Juab, Carbon tied for second place at 18.
Reid Price was first in the 1st singles and Chase Birchell was second in 2nd single play. Hayden Henry was the 3rd singles champion. Kaleb Lisonbee and Parker Brinkerhoff were 1st doubles champions. Spencer Embleton and Mason Migliori were first place 2nd doubles champs. Union won four of five championships and was second in the other match.
Union beats Emery and Judge
Chase Birchell scored a TD on a 40-yard run and Union knocked off Emery 42-7 at Emery. Union scored 42 points in the final three quarters to take a 42-7 win. Nate Foote scored Union’s first TD on a 13-yard run.
Birchell had a TD in a 41-22 win over Judge Memorial. Birchell’s TD came on a 61-yard pass from Foote.
Union gets first win on new field
Birchell had a TD (a 10-yard catch) for the Cougars in a 35-0 win over Carbon at Union. Rayden Deets and Lincoln Labrum had two touchdowns in the game. Birchell set up the first TD by Labrum on a 34-yard pass catch.
“It was a good pass that I caught down the field in the first quarter and I caught another pass from Lincoln Labrum for my TD. I received good blocking from our line,” Birchell said.
Ross nets 22 in overtime win
Tori Ross led Union with 22 and Reagan Anderson added 15 in Union’s 56-52 overtime win over Delta. The win gave Union revenge for an earlier loss at Delta.
Ross and Anderson combine for 29 in win over ALA
Union’s Lady Cougars whipped American Leadership Academy 69-23 and the Lady Cats’ top scorer was Anderson at 19. Also scoring were: Miller 15, Tori Ross 10, Carly Blake, Jaicee Bastian 6, Sammy Taylor 5.
Miller and Ross team up for 24 counters
Lydnee Miller and Tori Ross combined for 24 points in a game against Juab. The Wasps won 50-44. Miller was Union’s top Lady Cat scorer at 13 and Tori Ross added 11.
Cats knock off Patriots behind Ross’ 19 points
Union’s Lady Cats beat Providence Hall 47-22 at Union in Roosevelt. Ross led Union with 19 points. She had six field goals and two 3-pointers. Ross was 1 for 1 at the foul line.
Ross pumps in 17 points
The Union Lady Cats were up 52-5 and beat Maeser Prep 68-15. Making 3-pointers in the game for Union were: Tori Ross, Kailee Riser and Lyndee Miller. Leading the Cats was Ross at 17.
Union nets win on 49 point attack
Union should receive an ‘A+’ grade for beating American Leadership Academy in a boys basketball games in Roosevelt at Union. Reid Price zipped in two free throws and Chase Birchell nabbed a 3 for Union’s four point edge.
The Cougars banged out seven straight foul pitches to take a 66-52 win over ALA. Price led Union with 28 points. Foote had 11 and Birchell 10. The three Cats totaled 49 points
Union stopped ALA 3-point attack in the fourth quarter.
“We stayed home on them and they missed some 3s. We also hit our free throws,” Jaden Mickelson said. Union went 7 for 7 on free throws in the final minutes of the game.
Birchell, Price and Foote combine for 50 points
Union’s Male Cougars defeated Delta 67-64 and Maeser Prep 72-50. Delta outscored Union 40-33 in the second half, but Union won by three points. Reid Price was the top Cat at 24 and Chase Birchell and Nate Foote added 13.
Price leads Cats with16 and Birchell adds 12
The Carbon Dinos cut Union’s lead to two points at 55-53, but Union’s Reid Price was on target as he hit 5 of 6 free throws in the final 50 seconds to give the Cougars a 60-53 win on the Union court. Price was also the leading scorer for Union at 16 points. Birchell added 12.
Birchell makes good passes as on target Cougars stomp Maeser Prep
Union beat up Maeser Prep 65-45 on the Union home court. Union jumped out to 10-0 lead with five minutes left in the first quarter on field goals by Nate Foote, Reid Price and Jaden Mickelson. “We just worked as a team and got our offense in gear for easy baskets,” Birchell said.