Henry and Moore perfect from the line at home game

TOLONO - The Unity girls basketball team return to action in 2022 posting a home win over Paxton-Buckley-Loda, 37-25.

Taylor Henry takes a shot

Taylor Henry takes shot in the Rockets' home game against Clinton in November. The senior just missed a double-double on Thursday night scoring 10 points and hauling in eight rebounds against visiting PBL.

Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks
With the score at the intermission 12-11 in favor of the Rockets, both teams struggled to score in the first half. While the Panthers took the floor and continued to struggle, the Unity girls found their stride and outscored their opponent 25- 11.

Katey Moore walked away from the Illini Prairie Conference game with four blocks and nine rebounds for the Rockets. Draining all four of her free-throw attempts against the Panthers, the sophomore finished the night with 10 points.

She shared game-high scoring honors with senior Taylor Henry, who was 6-for-6 from the charity stripe. Henry was also credited with 2 steals along with eight boards in her 10-point finish.

Despite finishing with just four points, junior Lauren Miller tallied five steals and five rebounds for the Rockets.

Emily Robidoux and Lorena Arnett finished with five points apiece for Paxton-Buckley-Loda.

Box Score

Final: Unity 37 - Paxton-Buckley-Loda 25

  1 2 3 4 F
Unity 3 9 10 15 0
PBL 3 8 9 5 0

Unity --
Miller 2-2-4, Steinman 2-0-2, Stringer 4-0-8, Reed 3-0-3, Henry 4-6-10, Moore 6-4-10

Paxton-Buckley-Loda --
M. Johnson 2-0-2, T. Johnson 0-3-3, Arnett 3-2-5, Bruns 2-0-2, Frichtl 2-2-4, Rubidoux 5-0-5, Ecker 4-0-4