Negaunee, Michigan – November 29th, 2016 – The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball Team started their season tonight at home against the Gladstone Braves. Jesse Anderson and Brady Guilbault were there to bring you all the exciting action LIVE from the U.P. Propane Press Box on Sunny.FM.
The Gladstone Braves won the opening tip, but the Negaunee Miners were first to score with a free throw shot from Hailey Fezatt. The Gladstone Braves and the Negaunee Miners played a back and forth game in the early minutes of the first quarter, but the Miners were able to maintain a 10-4 lead with 2 minutes played. The Gladstone Braves took their first lead of the night 11-10 against the Miners with the quarter half over. The Negaunee Miners were able to pull away at the end of the quarter and led 19-16 against the Braves.
The Negaunee Miners had possession to start the second quarter of game and Aleda Johnson was quick to widen the Miners lead 22-16 with an old fashion 3 point play. The Negaunee Miners were able to drain a few 3 pointers and quite a few baskets in the second quarter and had a comfortable 34-20 lead with the quarter half over. The Gladstone Braves offense woke up a bit, but the Negaunee Miners were able to end the first half of play with a 38-24 lead.
The Negaunee Miners started the second half of play with possession and Hailey Fezatt scored the first basket to give the Miners a 40-24 lead over the Braves. The Negaunee Miners and the Gladstone Braves stalled in scoring within the next few minutes of play, but Clara Johnson drilled a quick 3 point shot and gave the Miners a 43-28 lead. The Negaunee Miners led 50-29 over the Gladstone Braves to end the third quarter on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners continued to dominate throughout the fourth quarter and won this one easily 59-38 against the Gladstone Braves on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Gladstone Braves (59-38) on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball Team will travel to Manistique, Michigan on Friday December 2nd, 2016 to face the Manistique Emeralds. Join Jesse Anderson and Brady Guilbault for all the exciting action. The Honor Credit Union Pre-game Show will start around 7:00pm with show to follow at 7:30pm on Sunny.FM.
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