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Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013 10:16 pm | Updated: 12:12 am, Sat Sep 21, 2013.

Through the first three games of the 2013 season, the Union Wildcats have proven they can score points.

But hosting Pacific Friday night, the Wildcats showed they can play some defense as well.

Union (2-2, 1-1) shut out Pacific (1-3, 0-2) at Stierberger Stadium, 40-0.

Union's defensive effort included three successful stands in the red zone.

The first half belonged to the Wildcats.

Union came up with the big plays when it needed to and got a couple of huge defensive stands as well.

The Wildcats opened scoring with 7:24 left in the first quarter when quarterback Blake Hulsey found Logan Bellamy in the corner of the end zone for a four-yard touchdown. Tyler Brown's extra-point kick made it 7-0 after the opening drive.

Union's opening drive featured many things, including three swinging gate plays in a row which Union was able to exploit for positive yardage.

Union's defense came up with its first big stop on Pacific's first drive. TreLin Edwards intercepted a a Lucas Zurliene pass at the Union five to end that drive.

Union drove down the field to score again.

Jobie Richardson, stopped at the Pacific one on the first drive, got this score on a 50-yard touchdown pass from Hulsey down the right sideline.

Richardson made the pass and then shrugged off several tacklers to break free and score the touchdown with 2:06 left in the quarter. Brown's extra-point kick was blocked and Union led 13-0 after one quarter.

Early in the second quarter, Hulsey was picked off by Danny Nickelson, who returned the ball to the Union 20.

Zurliene ran to the Union two on fourth and seven, but the Wildcats held, stopping one run and two passes. A penalty for an illegal shift helped the Wildcats. In the end, a Pacific field goal attempt of 25 yards missed and Pacific was held scoreless.

Union added to its lead with 4:26 left in the half. On fourth down, Hulsey again found Bellamy for a 28-yard touchdown pass on the left side. Bellamy then caught a pass from Hulsey on the left side of the end zone for the two-point converion.

Union's offensive line gave Hulsey plenty of time to find receivers in the first half and he was able to distribute to several different teammates.

Meanwhile, Pacific's final drive of the half was hampered by two sacks as Union brought the pressure.

Union made its third red zone stop of the night, halting the Indians at the Union nine to start the third quarter.

Bellamy broke up a stagnant third quarter by returning a punt 53 yards for a touchdown with 3:10 to play in the third quarter.

Union made a controversial decision after a penalty on the extra point. Brown kicked the original extra point, but Union took the penalty. Brown's re-kick was no good and Union led 27-0.

Hulsey's line gave him enough time to find a wide-open Edwards on the left side to take the ball to the Pacific one. Hulsey ran in from there with 10:09 left in the game. The two-point conversion pass failed and Union led 33-0.

After Pacific turned the ball over on downs near the Union 40, the Wildcats struck back quickly.

Hulsey found Jacob Carman for a big gain down to the Pacific 21.

After a holding penalty, Bellamy picked up most of that on a reception from Hulsey on the next play.

Union finished the drive on a two-yard run by Lukis Ladymon with 6:36 to play. Brown's kick made it 40-0 and activated the running clock.

Pacific, forced to try to move quickly, could not counter in the closing minutes.

Union visits St. Clair next week while Pacific will take on Sullivan.

Box Score

PAC 0-0-0-0=0

UNI 13-8-6-13=40

First Quarter

UNI - Logan Bellamy 4 pass from Blake Hulsey (Tyler Brown kick), 7:24

UNI - Jobie Richardson 50 pass from Hulsey (kick blocked), 2:06

Second Quarter

UNI - Bellamy 28 pass from Hulsey (Bellamy pass from Hulsey), 4:26

Third Quarter

UNI -Bellamy 53 punt return (kick failed), 3:10

Fourth Quarter

UNI - Hulsey 1 run (pass failed), 10:09

UNI - Lukis Ladymon 2 run (Brown kick), 6:36

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Area Scoreboard

Football

Week 10 Schedule Playoff Round 1

Friday, Oct. 24

Battle 56, Washington 8

Borgia 42, Kennedy 6

Union 55, Pacific 7

Priory 49, Sullivan 17

Salem 50, St. James 27

Southern Boone 40, Owensville 24

Hermann 36, Transportation and Law 6

Moberly 42, Warrenton 0

O'Fallon Christian 50, Wright City 12

Cuba 30, Jefferson 0

Saturday, Oct. 25

Westminster 49, St. Clair 6

Friday, Oct. 17

Francis Howell N 24, Washington 20

Westminster 35, Borgia 14

*Union 35, Hermann 32

*St. Clair 26, Owensville 12

*Pacific 34, St. James 22

Helias 56, Sullivan 3

Ft. Zumwalt East 42, Warrenton 0

*Clopton-Elsberry 20, Wright City 0

Saturday, Oct. 18

Hogan Prep 49, Cuba 6

Friday, Oct. 10

Holt 21, Washington 14

Borgia 42, St. Clair 7

Union 68, St. James 20

Hermann 32, Pacific 24 (OT)

Sullivan 38, Owensville 12

Orchard Farm 28, Warrenton 3

Wright City 22, North Callaway 18

Father Tolton 35, Cuba 0

Softball

Sectional Games

Wednesday, Oct. 15

Bolivar 17, Sullivan 2

Mexico 5, Warrenton 4

Thursday, Oct. 16

Pacific 12, Rosati-Kain 0

Saturday, Oct. 18

Quarterfinal — De Soto 5, Pacific 2

District Tournaments

Softball

Class 4 District 4

Wednesday, Oct. 8

(4) Northwest 11, (5) Rolla 3

Saturday, Oct. 11

(1) Lafayette 3, Northwest 1

(2) Eureka 4, (3) Washington 0

Monday, Oct. 13

Championship — Eureka 5, Lafayette 0

Class 3 District 3

At Lutheran South

Wednesday, Oct. 8

(4) Affton 3, (5) Bishop DuBourg 2

(3) Pacific 21, (6) Bayless 0

Sunday, Oct. 12

(1) Lutheran South 11, Affton 1

Pacific 1, (2) Notre Dame 0

Championship — Pacific 2, Lutheran South 1

Class 3 District 7

At St. Dominic

Wednesday, Oct. 8

(4) Borgia 9, (5) Wentzville Liberty 8

(3) Winfield 15, (6) O’Fallon Christian 1

Saturday, Oct. 11

At Borgia

(1) St. Dominic 12, Borgia 3

(2) Warrenton 11, Winfield 2

Championship — Warrenton 1, St. Dominic 0

Class 3 District 9

At Sullivan

Wednesday, Oct. 8

(4) St. James 12, (5) Owensville 3

(3) Sullivan 11, (6) St. Clair 1

Saturday, Oct. 11

At Union High School

St. James 10, (1) Union 5

Sullivan 5 (2) Salem 4 (8 innings)

Championship — Sullivan 11, St. James 6

Class 2 District 10

At New Bloomfield

Wednesday, Oct. 8

(4) New Bloomfield 5, (5) Belle 0

(3) South Callaway 9, (6) Hermann 0

Saturday, Oct. 11

South Callaway 7, (2) Linn 2

(1) Fatima 6, New Bloomfield 1

Championship — Fatima 7, South Callaway 4

Class 1 District 4

At Community R6, Laddonia

Wednesday, Oct. 8

(4) Wellsville-Middletown 8, (5) New Haven 2

(3) Van-Far 4, (6) Community R6 2

Saturday, Oct. 11

(1) Clopton 13, Wellsville 0

(2) Silex 10, Van-Far 0

Championship — Silex 3, Clopton 0

Volleyball

District Tournaments

Class 4 District 3

At Rockwood Summit

Monday, Oct. 20

(4) Eureka def. (5) Pacific 25-9, 25-16

(2) Northwest def. (7) Parkway South, 25-18, 25-12

(3) Washington def. (6) Rockwood Summit, 25-21, 25-15

Tuesday, Oct. 21

(1) Lafayette def. Eureka, 17-25, 25-14, 25-19

Northwest def. Washington, 25-22, 25-18

Championship — Lafayette def. Northwest, 25-19, 25-20

Class 3 District 8

At Union

Monday, Oct. 20

(5) St. Clair def. (4) Union, 25-20, 25-22

(2) Sullivan def. (7) Salem, 25-7, 25-8

(3) Owensville def. (6) St. James, 14-25, 25-16, 25-19

Tuesday, Oct. 21

(1) Borgia def. St. Clair, 25-10, 25-6

Sullivan def. Owensville, 25-20, 20-25, 25-20

Championship — Borgia def. Sullivan, 25-7, 25-10

Class 2 District 6

At Lutheran St. Charles

Monday, Oct. 20

(4) Barat def. (5) Wright City, 25-16, 24-26, 25-22

(2) Hermann def. (7) Bowling Green, 25-12, 25-18

(3) Whitfield def. (6) Montgomery County, 25-23, 25-17

Tuesday, Oct. 21

(1) Lutheran St. Charles def. Barat, 25-10, 25-9

Whitfield def. Hermann, 23-25, 25-23, 25-15

Championship — Lutheran St. Charles def. Whitfield, 25-18, 25-14

Class 1 District 9

At Calvary Lutheran, Jefferson City

Monday, Oct. 20

(4) Smithton def. (5) Otterville, 25-12, 25-10

(3) Chamois def. (6) Bunceton, 25-23, 25-18

Tuesday, Oct. 21

(1) New Haven def. Smithton, 25-5, 25-7

(2) Calvary Lutheran def. Chamois, 25-14, 25-11

Thursday, Oct. 23

Championship — New Haven def. Calvary Lutheran, 25-9, 25-16

Sectional Matches Saturday, Oct. 25

Class 3

At Villa Duchesne

Villa Duchesne def. St. Dominic, 25-19, 25-13

Borgia def. Duchesne, 25-16, 25-17

Championship — Villa Duchesne def. Borgia, 25-18, 25-23

Class 1

At New Haven

New Haven def. Liberal, 25-15, 25-17

Green Ridge def. Osceola, 

Championship — New Haven def. Green Ridge, 25-16, 25-14

Boys Soccer

Saturday, Oct. 18

Washington 1, Borgia 0 (Penalty kicks)

Monday, Oct. 20

Washington 3, Sullivan 0

Fatima 3, Union 0

Pacific 6, De Soto 1

Tuesday, Oct. 21

ECC 4, Central Methodist JV 1

Fulton SA at Calvary Lutheran    4:30 p.m.

Union 3, Warrenton 0

Hancock 7, St. Clair 0

Rockwood Summit 2, Pacific 1 (PKs)

Bayless 3, Borgia 2 (2OT)

Wednesday, Oct. 22

St. Clair 2, Valley Park 0

Lutheran S 2, Washington 0

Windsor 4, Union 1

*Pacific 2, St. James 0

Thursday, Oct. 23

Ft. Zumwalt W 2, Washington 0

Belle 1, St. James 0

Borgia 1, Fatima 0

Pacific 6, St. Clair 0

District Tournaments

Class 4 District 8

At Washington

Monday, Oct. 27

(1) Timberland vs. (4) Washington, 5 p.m.

(2) Troy vs. (3) Holt, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 29

Championship, 5 p.m.

Class 3 District 3

At Rockwood Summit

Monday, Oct. 27

(2) Rockwood Summit vs. (3) Pacific, 5 p.m.

(1) Webster Groves vs. (4) Windsor, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 29

Championship, 6 p.m.

Class 3 District 9

At Union

Monday, Oct. 27

(1) Camdenton vs. (4) Union, 5 p.m.

(2) Helias vs. (3) Rolla, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 29

Championship, 6 p.m.

Class 2 District 7

At Winfield

Tuesday, Oct. 28

(1) Borgia vs. (4) Winfield, 4:30 p.m.

(2) O’Fallon Christian vs. (3) Elsberry, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 29

Championship, 5 p.m.

Cross Country

Saturday, Oct. 25

Borgia at Clayton Inv    9 a.m.

Washington at Class 4 District, Parkway Central, TBA

Boys Swimming

Thursday, Oct. 23

Borgia 105, Trinity 105, Lutheran/Christian 42

Saturday, Oct. 25

Borgia at MICDS Inv    7 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 28

Washington at GAC Meet    TBA

Wednesday, Oct. 29

*Borgia at Trinity    TBA

Washington at GAC Meet    TBA

*Conference Games

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