Eagles drop close one to Union City

Timber Bower scored eight points for Youngsville in their 43-35 setback to Union City on Wednesday.

Union City outscored Youngsville 22-12 in the second half to earn a 43-35 comeback win over the host Eagles on Wednesday.

Timber Bower knocked down a pair of early 3s to stake the Eagles (2-12 overall, 0-7 Region 3) to a 15-8 lead after the first quarter.

Dean Procter connected on a long distance shot of his own in the second as Youngsville went into the half up 23-21.

Andrew Hoban hit a pair of key second half triples in the Bears’ (7-7, 4-4) comeback, while Bronnan Higley scored a game-high 14 points for the winners.

Gage Hendrickson led Youngsville with 11 points.

The Eagles return to action on Friday, hosting Region 3 leader Cambridge Springs.

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UNION CITY (43)

Daugherty 1-0-0-2, Parker 1-3-4-5, Hornaman 0-0-1-0, Hoban 3-0-0-8, Kinney 5-0-0-10, B. Higley 5-4-6-14, J. Higley 1-1-2-4, Wienekowski 0-0-0-0, Totals 16-8-14-43

YOUNGSVILLE (35)

Mack 1-4-4-6, Hendrickson 5-1-2-11, Bower 3-0-0-8, McAvoy 2-3-4-7, Peterson 0-0-0-0, Ecelberger 0-0-0-0, Myers 0-0-0-0, Procter 1-0-0-3, Wilson 0-0-0-0, Olewine 0-0-0-0, Dell 0-0-0-0, Totals 12-8-10-35

By Quarters

Union City 9 12 10 12 – 43

Youngsville 15 8 4 8 – 35

Three-point FGs: Union City (3) – Hoban 2, J. Higley; Youngsville (3) – Bower 2, Procter

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