Uintah beat Union 48-27 in a wrestling bout at Union on Wednesday – What else is new – Plenty – as Union won six matches in exciting fashion with three on pins, one in overtime and another two by close decisions. Uintah broke a 24-24 tie with Union by winning four matches in a row.
Duchesne is a 1A basketball team that beat 3A Union 51-33 on Tuesday at Union and is among the best in the state with a 5-2 record. No DHS starter was taller than 5-8, but overpowered a much taller Union team. The only Lady Eagle losses as of Dec. 16 are to 1A undefeated Panguitch and 2A North Summit. Panguitch is 5-0 and North Summit 4-2.
One day after Tabiona, a 1A team beat 3A Union in a basketball game, Duchesne did the same as the 1A school defeated Union in Roosevelt 43-34 at a Wednesday night mat meet. Union made a late charge, but DHS had the win locked up. Duchesne recently placed second at the Panguitch Meet.
Bailey Hogan was running on low power and then he charged up his basketball battery to jolt the Cougars on a 78-76 overtime win by the Tabiona Tigers in Roosevelt on Tuesday. This is the first Tabiona win over a Union varsity team in many years. The Tigers beat Union, twice in the 1970-71 season by scores of 56-55 and 80-68.