No. 2 Scotties remain perfect
Union (44) Vs. Mohawk (35)
Anthony Thomas came through in the clutch for the Union High boys basketball team.
Thomas netted eight of his team-high 17 points in the fourth quarter as the Scotties rallied for a 44-35 nonsection win over Mohawk on Saturday.
Union (8-0) is ranked No. 2 in the WPIAL in Class A by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
“Anthony Thomas stepped up for us in the fourth quarter; he caught fire a little bit,” Scotties coach Dave Smialowski said. “I thought Mohawk did a real good job on Anthony Thomas all game.”
The Warriors held a 29-28 lead after three quarters.
“Our defensive intensity picked up in the fourth quarter,” Smialowski said.
Thomas also dished out four assists for Union. Damian Trott added 11 points with eight rebounds for the Scotties, including converting all eight of his free-throw attempts.
Jake Grim tallied a game-high 24 points for the Warriors (3-6).