02/11/14 Gwinn, Michigan– Carl Leander Johnson the voice of the Negaunee Miners and Becky Rotter traveled to Gwinn, Michigan tonight to bring you an exciting basketball game as the Negaunee Miners Girls faced off against the Gwinn Modeltowners on Sunny.FM.
The Girls trailed against the Gwinn Modeltowners 4-0 early in the first quarter, but answered quickly with six points of their own. With a little over 2 minutes left in the quarter the Negaunee Miners took their first lead of the night to lead the Gwinn Modeltowners 6-4. Negaunee ended the quarter on a 10-0 run and led the Gwinn Modeltowners 10-4 to end the first on Sunny.FM.
The Gwinn Modeltowners were first to score in the second quarter against the the Miners to trail 10-5, Negaunee was able to keep a decent lead over the Modeltowners 14-7 with four minutes left in the first half of the basketball game. The Miners Girls Basketball team took a double digit lead (18-7) against the Gwinn Modeltowners with just under 3 minutes left to go in the second quarter. Each team would put in two more points and The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team led 20-9 against the Gwinn Modeltowners to end the first half.
The Miners were first to points on the board in the third quarter to increase their lead over the Gwinn Modeltowners 22-9. The Modeltowners responded with their first points on the board with two free throws to cut the Miner’s lead to 13 (24-11) with 5 minutes left in the third quarter. The Negaunee Miner ended the third quarter with a(n) (almost) comfortable 12 point lead over the Gwinn Modeltowners 27-15.
Gwinn would need a big fourth quarter to get the win, and they came out ready to go for it. They would be first to score against the Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team to trail 27-19. The comeback wasn’t meant to be, however, as the Negaunee Miner were able to maintain a double digit lead over the Gwinn Modeltowners halfway through the quarter 33-21. Every time the Modeltowners would get something going, the Miners were able to answer, especially senior Rosalie Anderson who kept the Miners well ahead. After going free-throw for free-throw for the rest of the game, The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team was able to defeat the Gwinn Modeltowners 43-35 in Gwinn, Michigan on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners defeat theGwinn Modeltowners 43-35 in Gwinn, Michigan.
Leading the way for the Negaunee Miners tonight was senior Rosalie Anderson (17pts, 5reb, 2assts, & 2blks). Rounding out the scoring for coach Brandon Sager’s crew was Courtney Clickner (8pts, 2assts, stl, blk), Courtney Finnila (6pts, reb, 3assts, 3stls), Ashley Tresedder (6pts, reb, asst, 2stls), Aleda Johnson (4pts, 5reb, 5assts, 4stls), & Hailee Richards (2pts, 5reb, stl). This was a nice team win for the Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team and they’ll need to continue this level of play. They will play the Gwinn Modeltowners in the first round of the district playoffs on February 26th in Ishpeming. For other upcoming Negaunee Miners Basketball action be sure to read your Composite Miners Schedule! Go Miners!
Join Carl Leander Johnson the voice of the Negaunee Miners and Jesse Anderson tomorrow night Wednesday February 121th, 2014 at home with the Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team as they host the Gladstone Braves. Pre-game will start around 7:15pm on Sunny.FM.
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