ASHTON, W.Va — The Hannan boys basketball team made 10 three-point field goals Saturday during the Tier Two third-place game of the Hometown Invitational in Mason County. Union overcame the Wildcats’ excellent shooting from beyond the arc and claimed a 55-50 victory.
Union (9-6) battled closely with Hannan (5-12) through he first eight minutes of the contest and took a 14-12 lead into the second period.
The Tigers best defensive effort came in the second quarter holding HHS to eight points. Union scored 15 in the second and took a nine point, 29-20, lead into the break.
The Wildcats best defensive period was the third, as they held their opponets to 10 points. Hannan managed 12 points inthe third and went into the finale down by seven, 39-32.
Both Hannan and Union saw their Offenses come alive in the final stanza, the Wildcats with 18, and the Tigers with 16. Union earned third place with a 55-50 victory over Hannan.
Hannan was led in scoring by freshman Paul Holley with 19 points, followed by Jacob Taylor with nine, and Kade McCoy with eight. Matt Randolph scored six points, Tyler Jenkins and Tyler Burns had three a piece, Ty Paige finished with two, and Brad Flannin scored one to round out the HHS scoring.
Candon Curry led Union with 14 points, followed by Travis Murphy and Dalton Miller with 13 points each.
Hannan played Ohio Valley Christian Tuesday and returns to action at Huntington Saint Joseph Friday at 6 p.m.