Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball with Wayne R. Johnson on Sunny 101.9 WKQS
Negaunee, Michigan– The Miners take a 3-2 lead as both teams trade buckets in the early going. Early in the first quarter the Knights hold a 6-5 lead. Negaunee takes a 11-9 lead with 3:50 left in the first quarter. After a pair of free throws Negaunee takes an 17-11 advantage. The Miners keep the pace up as they pull ahead 22-11. The Miners hit a buzzer beating lay-up to end the quarter.
Negaunee: 24 Norway: 11
The Miners push the lead to 27-11 after they connect on a 3-pointer to score the first points of the second quarter. Negaunee continues their hot shooting as they extend their lead to 29-13. With just over three minutes left to play in the half Negaunee is up 32-15 on the Knights. The Miners use a balanced scoring attack as they take a double digit lead into the locker room.
The Miners continue their 3-point barrage as they connect from the corner, extending their lead to 40-19 in the early goings of the third quarter. Negaunee continues to respond to the Knights buckets with points of their own as they hold a 48-24 lead with three minutes left in the third quarter. The Miners continue their shooting assault near the end of the quarter, pushing the lead to 52-26.
Neagunee: 54 Norway: 26
The Miners break open the fourth quarter with a basket extending the lead to 56-26. Negaunee empties the bench as they hold a comfortable fourth quarter lead. The Miners lead the Knights 58-27 midway through the fourth quarter. With 2:30 left to play the Miners are up 61-29. Down 28 points Norway applies the press in the final 1:30 of play.
Negaunee uses a hot shooting start to run the Knights out of the gym as they improve to 4-1. Norway falls to 4-2 with the loss.
Negaunee: 62 Norway: 41
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