02/06/14 Iron Mountain, Michigan– Carl Leander Johnson the voice of the Negaunee Miners, along with Becky Rotter. was in Iron Mountain, Michigan tonight to bring an exciting MPC basketball game as the Negaunee
Miners Girls Basketball team went up against the Iron Mountain Mountaineers on Sunny.FM.
The Iron Mountain Mountaineers were first to score tonight against the Negaunee Miners 2-0. The Negaunee Miners were quick to answer the and tied the score at 2 within the first 2 minutes of the game. With 3 minutes left in the quarter the Negaunee Miners trailed the Iron Mountain Mountaineers 5-4. The Miners took their first lead of the game against the Mountaineers 7-5 on a Courtney Clickner three pointer in the final seconds of the first quarter.
Iron Mountain was first to score in the second quarter to tie up the game at 7. Negaunee lost the lead with 6 minutes left in the quarter to trail the Iron Mountain 10-7. The Miners struggled with turnovers and continued to trail the Mountaineers 13-9 with 3 minutes left in the first half of the game in Iron Mountain, Michigan. The Miners were able to rally for the second quarter in a row and went into halftime with a lead against the Iron Mountain Mountaineers 14-13 on Sunny..FM.
The Negaunee Miners were first to score in the second half of the game to lead 16-13 against
the Iron Mountain Mountaineers. The Iron Mountain Mountaineers would score their first points with a free throw shot to trail the Negaunee Miners 16-14 with 5 minutes left in the third quarter. Negaunee came out strong as freshman Aleda Johnson & senior Rosalie Anderson both stepped up big, the former scoring six points in the first four minutes of the third. Negaunee played aggressive defense at the end of the third quarter and widened their lead 25-17 against Iron Mountain. The Miners Girls Basketball team ended the quarter with their biggest lead of the night 28-19 against the Mountaineers on Sunny.FM.
Negaunee scored the first points of the fourth quarter and widened their lead against their MPC rival 30-19. The Miners would eventually take a 12 point lead with 5 minutes left in the game thanks to Aleda Johnson’s unrelenting offensive attack to lead the Mountaineers 32-20. The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team left Iron Mountain, Michigan tonight with the win against the Iron Mountain Mountaineers 40-26 on Sunny.FM!
The Negaunee Miners defeat the Iron Mountain Mountaineers 40-26 in Iron Mountain, Michigan!
Leading the way for the Miners tonight was freshman point guard Aleda Johnson (15pts, 7 reb, 4 assts), senior center Rosalie Anderson (10pts, 5reb, 5stls, 3assts), and sophomore Courtney Finnila (6pts, 4stls, 2reb, asst). The Lady Mountaineers were led by Alyssa Khor (9pts, 4stls), Ellie McCole (6pts, 9reb), and Vita Hill (5pts). Negaunee improved to 9-6 on the season and 8-1 in MPC play! They will play next in Gwinn on Tuesday, February 11th.
Carl Leander Johnson the voice of the Negaunee Miners and Jesse Anderson will be in Ishpeming, Michigan tomorrow night Friday February 7th, 2014 to bring you a great game between the Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball team and the Ishpeming Hematites. Pre-game will start around 7:15pm on Sunny.FM.
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