02/20/15 West Ishpeming, Michigan – The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team traveled to West Ishpeming, Michigan tonight to face the Westwood Patriots. Carl Leander Johnson, the voice of the Negaunee Miners and Jesse Anderson were there to bring you all action on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners offensive started off slow and with 2 minutes played the Miners trailed 1-0 against the Westwood Patriots. The Westwood Patriots were first to score a field goal tonight and scored the extra point to lead 4-1 with the quarter half over. The Negaunee Miners were able to put a couple more points on the board and trailed 4-3 at the 2 minute mark. The Westwood Patriots and the Negaunee Miners were tied 6-6 to end the first quarter on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners and the Westwood Patriots had a slow start to the second quarter and remained tied 6-6 with 2 minutes played. The Westwood Patriots were first to put points on the board with two free throws and regained the lead 8-6. The Negaunee Miners were able to keep up with the Patriots throughout the quarter and took their first lead of the game 14-13, with one minute left in the first half. The Miners ended the second quarter holding the lead 16-13 against the Westwood Patriots.
The Negaunee Miners started the third quarter increasing their lead 18-13 against the Westwood Patriots. The Westwood Patriots put their first points on the board making two free throw shots with 3 minutes played in the quarter to trail 18-15. The Westwood Patriots made it one point game with the quarter half over to trail 18-17 to the Negaunee Miners. The Negaunee Miners went on a small offensive run to increase their lead 22-17 late in the third quarter. The Negaunee Miners were able to maintain the lead in the game 23-17 to end the third quarter.
The Westwood Patriot put the first points on the board to start the fourth quarter and decreased the Miners lead 23-19. The Negaunee Miners went on a bit of an offensive spree to take a 10 point lead 32-22 against the Westwood Patriots. The Patriots rallied late in the quarter to make it a 5 point game, but the Negaunee Miners pulled out the win 36-29.
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Westwood Patriots (36-29) on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team will host the Marquette Redettes Tuesday February 24th, 2015. Carl Leander Johnson, the voice of the Negaunee Miners and Jesse Anderson will be there to bring you all the exciting action. 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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