Blackford wins Union City Girls Holiday Tourney

Blackford downs Blue River Valley to win Ninth Annual Union City Girls Holiday Tourney

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(L-R) Olivia Waters, Blackford; Olivia Lease (MVP), Blackford; Oaklee Reichard, Union City; Maci Chamberlin, Blue River and Maciah Driskill, Blue River. (courtesy photo)

UNION CITY, IN – Blackford defeated Blue River 68-58 in the 9th Annual Union City Girls Holiday Tourney to take home the Championship trophy.

(L-R) Gracie Garwood, Adams Central and Katie McCashland, Union County. (courtesy photo)

Union City defeated Greenwood Christian 49-22 in the opening round along with Blue River Valley downing Adams Central 44-24; Blackford 62-32 over Purdue Polytechnic and Fort Wayne Blackhawks over Union County 47-39 to close out first round action.

(L-R) Sidney Waldron, Greenwood Christian and Ajacia Griffith, Purdue Polytechnic. (courtesy photo)

In round one of the losers bracket Greenwood Christian was eliminated with a 54-15 loss to Adams Central and Purdue Polytechnic was bounced from tournament play in a 50-43 loss to Union County.

Blue River Valley defeated Union City 57-36 in the winner’s bracket, Blackford knocked off Fort Wayne Blackhawks 56-46 and Union County defeated Adams Central 42-28.

Purdue Polytechnic downed Greenwood 49-29 for 7th place, Fort Wayne Blackhawk defeated Union City 41-24 to finish third and Blackford defeated Blue River Valley 68-58 in the championship game.

Union City Girls Holiday Tourney 2022 All Tourney Team:

Tourney MVP: Olivia Lease, senior | Blackford High School

Sydney Waldron, junior | Greenwood Christian

Ajacia Griffith, senior | Purdue Polytechnic

Gracie Garwood, senior | Adams Central

Katie McCashland, sophomore | Union County

Oaklee Reichard, sophomore | Union City

Allie Boyer, junior | Fort Wayne Blackhawk

Maci Chamberlin, senior | Blue River Valley

Maciah Driskill, junior | Blue River Valley

Olivia Leas, senior | Blackford

Olivia Waters, senior | Blackford

Allie Boyer, Fort Wayne Blackhawk. (courtesy photo)