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Warriors eke out first win

By David Swartz - Managing Editor | Nov 25, 2020

ARMSTRONG — The North Union girls held off a West Bend-Mallard rally to win 34-33 over the Wolverines in the season opener for both teams on Tuesday.

The Warriors led 30-23 entering the final frame and scored just four points in the final frame.

North Union led 13-11 after one quarter and 19-17 at halftime.

Lily Henderson led the Warriors with nine points while Cassie Beadle had eight, Olivia Von Bank and Vanessa Von Bank each had six points, Sam Nielsen had four and Alivia Charitan had one. North Union struggled at the free throw line, where they were 5-of-15. Nielsen had a team-high six rebounds.

The Warriors had 21 steals led by Vanessa Von Bank with six and Beadle and Nielsen each with four.

North Union (1-0 overall) plays North Iowa Friday, Dec. 6, at Buffalo Center.