North Union girls win league opener
North Union built a big lead early and cruised to an 80-22 Top of Iowa Conference girls’ basketball victory over the North Iowa Lady Bison in a contest played in Armstrong on Friday, Dec. 1.
The green-black-and-silver scored the first eight points of the game before the Lady Bison drained a three-pointer to get on the scoreboard at 8-3.
Two field goals by Chloe Lofstrom along with two successful free throws by both Hallie Reese and Breanna Anderson one from Samantha Hagedorn increased the advantage to 17-3.
The blue-and-white ended that 9-0 run with another three-pointer but the Warriors answered with five straight points by Hagedorn and two from Rory McClellan to make the score 26-6.
The visitors made a hoop followed by a Kate Anderson trey and a free throw by Breanna Anderson. North Iowa hit a basket that was immediately answered one from Breanna Anderson as the home team led 29-10 at the conclusion of the first period.
For more on this story, please see the Dec. 7 issue of the Kossuth County Advance.