Manistique, Michigan January 8th, 2016 – The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team traveled to Manistique, Michigan tonight to face the Manistique Emeralds. Jesse Anderson and Brady Guilbault were there to bring you all the action LIVE from the U.P Propane Press Box on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners scored first tonight to take the early lead against the Manistique Emeralds. The Negaunee Miners and the Manistique Emeralds went through a shooting drought in the next 2 minutes of the game until Clara Johnson scored a 3 pointer to give the Miners a 5-0 lead. The Negaunee Miners defense was excellent in the first quarter and held the Emeralds scoreless with 2 minutes left in the quarter. The first quarter ended with the Negaunee Miners leading 11-0 in Manistique, Michigan.
The Negaunee Miners offense came out scoring in the second quarter and immediately widened their lead to 15-0 over the Manistique Emeralds. The Manistique Emeralds put their first points of the game on the board 3 minutes into the second quarter to trail 15-2. The Negaunee Miners were rolling and with the second quarter half over they led 22-2. The Negaunee Miners ended the first half of play with a commanding lead of 28-4 over the Manistique Emeralds.
The Negaunee Miners came out scoring in the third quarter and after a couple baskets led 32-4. The Manistique Emeralds found some fire and put up a quick 4 points to trail the Negaunee Miners 32-8. The Manistique Emerald were able to put a few more points on the board in the third quarter, but the Negaunee Miners held onto a sizable lead 44-11 to end the third quarter on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners kept rolling in the fourth quarter and with a running clock led 48-13 with 6 minutes left in the game. The Negaunee Miners wrapped up the game with an impressive win 59-19 over the Manistique Emeralds on Sunny.FM. The Negaunee Miner extend their record to 6 wins and 2 losses.
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Manistique Emeralds (59-19) on Sunny.FM.
Join Jesse Anderson and Brady Guilbault on Wednesday January 13th, 2016 when the Negaunee Miners
Boys Basketball team host the Ishpeming Hematites. The Honor Credit Union Pre-game Show will start around 7:00pm and the game will follow at 7:30pm on Sunny.FM.
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