Division III Sectional Tournament
Union Local 56
UHRICHSVILLE -- The second seed Generals started their post-season with a solid 68-56 win over the sixth seed Jets on Thursday in a Division III sectional game at Claymont High School.
Union Local took an 11-9 first quarter lead but Ridgewood came back to take the second stanza 17-12 for a 26-23 halftime lead. The Generals ruled the third period 17-9 to assume a 43-32 advantage heading into the final quarter. From there both teams turned on the scoring with Ridgewood coming out with a 25-24 edge for the final score.
Tanner Stoffer led the General charge with 20 points as four players hit double figures for the Orange and Black. C.J. Grove was right behind with 19 points, Zak Keesee connected on 12, and Dillon McPherson finished with 11.
Mark Bailey had 19 points for Union Local (6-13).
Ridgewood (16-5) plays for the sectional title at Claymont High School on Saturday, March 3 at 7 p.m. against the winner of Newcomerstown and Garaway.
Union Local 11 12 9 24 - 56
Ridgewood 9 17 17 25 - 68