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Posted: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:30 pm

Advantage, St. Charles.

For the second year in a row, the St. Charles Lady Pirates knocked off the Union Lady ’Cats for the championship of the Orchard Farm Tournament.

Friday’s championship game ended with a 48-42 St. Charles victory.

“We are doing a lot of good things defensively and our kids love playing together and it shows by their on-court communication,” Union Head Coach Grant Young said. “Helias and St. Charles are good early tests we can build on entering the bulk of our schedule.”

It was the third year in a row that the two teams met up for the title. Union defeated St. Charles for the championship in 2010.

Union (3-2) opened the game with a 13-8 first quarter, but couldn’t sustain that advantage.

“Whitney Vitt hit two threes and we got threes, which lead to transition scores,” Young said.

At the half, St. Charles (4-0) was up 22-17.

“In the second quarter, they really found Olivia Hollander and Gabby Walker in the paint,” Young said. “Even though we were undersized for the game we outrebounded St. Charles. Our struggle was with post entry passes.”

After three quarters, the advantage was 32-24.

Union made a run in the fourth quarter, but couldn’t catch up.

As in last year’s game, Union played in foul trouble most of the night. Union had one player foul out and four others ended with four fouls apiece.

St. Charles was able to manage foul issues better with only two players getting to four fouls.

Young admitted there was another delay as well.

“We had a little 15-minute delay to a power outage in gym at six-minute mark in fourth,” Young said. “My 2-year-old I guess decided we needed a rest pressing, so we had a chance late. He was the culprit.”

The Lady ’Cats had a pair of seniors named to the all-tournament team. Whitney Vitt and Abbie Brack were selected from Union.

Union returned to action at Northwest Monday. The Lady ’Cats visit Rockwood Summit Tuesday with junior varsity action scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

After that, Union is idle until opening Four Rivers Conference play against Pacific next Monday in Union. In the championship game, Union had a pair of players end with 10 points apiece.

Alyssa Coons ended with 10 points, three steals, two assists and one rebound.

Vitt scored 10 points with one assist and one rebound.

Rachael Bassett closed the game with eight points, 13 rebounds, one assist, one blocked shot and one steal.

Brack scored eight points with two assists, two rebounds, two steals and a blocked shot.

Bethany Coons scored six points with six rebounds and three assists.

Also playing were Anna Houston (two rebounds), Jill Johnston (two rebounds) and Briana Lakebrink.

St. Charles was led by Hollander, who scored 21 points with three assists, three rebounds, two steals and a blocked shot.

Another tall player for the Lady Pirates, Walker, ended with 16 points, eight rebounds, three blocked shots and an assist.

From there, only four others scored and Lauren Willis (six points) was the only one to score more than two points.

Subvarsity Wins

The tournament news wasn’t all bad for Union over the weekend. The JV Lady ’Cats (4-1) won the Hermann Tournament title with a 57-39 win over Owensville in the championship game.

Coach Colin Flynn had a roster of Bri Clark, Hannah Lopez, Kayla Kelly, Emily Nowak, Maddy Weinhold, Megan Altemueller, Kaila AuBuchon and Ali Overstreet.

And Union’s freshman team won the Northwest Tournament with a 32-15 win over Northwest.

That team, currently 3-0, was coached by Nick Kelley and Tracy Jeffries. Players were Danielle Bocklage, Emily Bay, Natalie Helling, Cassidy Terrill, Erica Jeffries, Melody Fitzhugh, Jessi Desnoyer, Lyndsy Siedhoff, Sabrina Dehn, Lauren Click, Haley Cluck and Megan Schafferkoetter.


Area Scoreboard


Friday, Sept. 19

*Ft. Zumwalt S at Washington    7 p.m.

Cardinal Ritter at Borgia    7 p.m.

*St. Clair at Union    7 p.m.

*Pacific at Sullivan    7 p.m.

*Hermann at Owensville    7 p.m.

Ash Grove at St. James    7 p.m.

Cuba at Brentwood    7 p.m.

*St. Charles West at Warrenton    7 p.m.

South Callaway at Wright City     7 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 12

*Ft. Zumwalt North 49, Washington 0

*Borgia 35, St. Dominic 0

*Union 27, Pacific 19

*Sullivan 47, St. Clair 21

Hermann 65, Wentzville Liberty 7

*Owensville 29, St. James 28 (OT)

Cuba 22, Windsor 6

*Warrenton 14, St. Charles 6

*Bowling Green 55, Wright City 0

Friday, Sept. 5

Warrenton 14, Washington 6

Borgia 13, Maplewood-Richmond Heights 0 (forfeit)

*Union 32, Sullivan 19

*Pacific 20, St. Clair 18

*Hermann 52, St. James 20

Owensville 35, Cuba 8

*Wright City 36, Montgomery Co. 0

Friday, Aug. 29

Sullivan 30, Washington 8

Borgia 56, Union 13

Ozark 41, St. Clair 0

Potosi 34, Pacific 13

Hermann 54, Cuba 12

Blair Oaks 42, Owensville 0

St. James 36, Houston 18

Warrenton 28, Troy 0

Orchard Farm 36, Wright City 18

Friday, Aug. 22

Washington 26, St. Clair 21

Borgia 48, Owensville 12

Parkway West 49, Union 39

Pacific 28, De Soto 20

Park Hills Central 34, Sullivan 27

St. James 12, Cuba 6

Hermann 61, Montgomery Co 12

Warrenton 26, St. Dominic 23

Trinity 28, Wright City 24


Tuesday, Sept. 16

*Borgia at Notre Dame    4:30 p.m.

*Washington at Ft. Zumwalt N    4:30 p.m.

*Union at Owensville    4:30 p.m.

*Pacific at New Haven    4:30 p.m.

*St. James at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

*Hermann at Sullivan    4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Washington at Warrenton    4:30 p.m.

Sullivan at Northwest    4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 18

*St. Dominic at Borgia    3:45 p.m.

*Union at Hermann    4:30 p.m.

*St. Clair at New Haven    4:30 p.m.

*St. James at Pacific    4:30 p.m.

*Owensville at Sullivan    4:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 19

Union at Ft. Zumwalt N Tny    TBA

South Callaway at New Haven    5 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 20

Union at Ft. Zumwalt N Tny    TBA

St. James Tny    TBA

Monday, Sept. 22

*Washington at Ft. Zumwalt S    4:30 p.m.

Union at North County    4:30 p.m.

Warrenton at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

Principia at Sullivan    4:30 p.m.

Hermann at Cuba    4:30 p.m.

Owensville at Cuba    4:30 p.m.

St. James at Bourbon    4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 23

*Borgia at Duchesne    4:30 p.m.

*Holt at Washington    4:30 p.m.

*Pacific at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

*Owensville at New Haven    4:30 p.m.

*Hermann at St. James    4:30 p.m.


Tuesday, Sept. 16

*Sullivan at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

*Washington at Ft. Zumwalt E    5 p.m.

*New Haven at Union    5:30 p.m.

*Pacific at Hermann    5:30 p.m.

*Owensville at St. James    5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Washington at Duchesne    5 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 18

*St. Clair at Owensville    5 p.m.

*Union at Pacific    5:30 p.m.

*Hermann at New Haven    5:30 p.m.

*St. James at Sullivan    5:30 p.m.

O’Fallon Christian at Borgia    6:30 p.m.

Washington at Gateway Match Up    TBA

Friday, Sept. 19

Eagle Ridge at Crosspoint    5:15 p.m.

Providence at Crosspoint    7:15 p.m.

Washington at Gateway Match Up    TBA

Saturday, Sept. 20

New Haven Round Robin    9 a.m.

ECC at Wentworth    1 p.m.

ECC vs. Graceland JV (Wentworth)    3 p.m.

Washington at Gateway Match Up    TBA

St. Clair at Seckman Tny    TBA

Monday, Sept. 22

St. Clair at Salem    5 p.m.

Bourbon at Sullivan    5:30 p.m.

Dixon at St. James    5:30 p.m.

Hermann Tournament    TBA

Tuesday, Sept. 23

Cuba at St. James    5:30 p.m.

Crosspoint at Bethel    5:30 p.m.

Crosspoint vs. Thomas Jefferson    6:30 p.m.

Hermann Tournament    TBA

Boys Soccer

Tuesday, Sept. 16

Crosspoint at Fulton St. Albans    4:30 p.m.

Tolton Catholic at Borgia    5:30 p.m.

*Washington at Ft. Zumwalt E    6 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

*St. Louis at ECC    4:30 p.m.

Union at Affton    5 p.m.

St. Clair at De Soto    5 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 18

*St. Clair at St. James    5 p.m.

Dixon at Sullivan    5 p.m.

Borgia at Trinity    6:15 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 19

Eagle Ridge at Crosspoint    4:30 p.m.

Tolton at Fulton SA    5 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 20

*Ft. Zumwalt S at Washington    10 a.m.

Crowder at ECC    2 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 22

Hillsboro at Union    5 p.m.

CYC Tny    TBA

Tuesday, Sept. 23

*Fulton SA at Thomas Jefferson    4:30 p.m.

North County at Union    5 p.m.

*St. James at Pacific    5 p.m.

*Borgia at St. Dominic    6:15 p.m.

CYC Tny    TBA

Cross Country

Thursday, Sept. 18

St. Clair at Lutheran North    4 p.m.

New Haven, St. James at Steelville Inv    4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 20

Festus Inv.    9 a.m.

Hermann at Fulton Inv    9 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 25

Washington at Rolla Inv    4 p.m.

Union, Owensville, St. James at Belle Inv    4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 27

Hancock Inv    8:30 a.m.

Pacific at Viburnum Inv    10:30 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 29

St. Clair at Elsberry Inv    4 p.m.

St. James at Dixon    4 p.m.

Girls Golf

Tuesday, Sept. 16

*Borgia at St. Dominic    3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Duchesne at Borgia    3:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 18

Ft. Zumwalt S at Washington    3:30 p.m.

Borgia at AAA Meet, Lutheran SC    TBA

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Washington at GAC Central Meet    TBA

Thursday, Sept. 25

*Duchesne at Borgia    3:30 p.m.

Boys Swimming

Saturday, Sept. 20

Borgia at Ft. Zumwalt W    8:30 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 29

Washington at Ft. Zumwalt South    3:30 p.m.

*Conference Games

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