Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball with Heather Seppanen and Will Burns on Sunny 101.9 WKQS
Negaunee, Michigan — The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball Team were up against the Marquette Redettes in Negaunee on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. The Negaunee Miner Girls were in Negaunee on Saturday afternoon for a make-up game that was originally scheduled for Tuesday, February 19th. Heather Seppanen and Will Burns brought you all the action from pregame to post-game on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. This was the final Negaunee Girls Basketball game of the 2013 season.
With under 6 minutes to play the Redettes lead the Negaunee Miners 6-2. With under 5 minutes to play the Marquette Redettes lead the Negaunee Miners 7-5. It’s the Negaunee Miners ball with a 3 point shot for Elizabeth Korean and it’s no good. The Marquette Redettes widen their lead 9-5 over the Negaunee Miners. With 3:20 left in the first quarter the Redettes lead the Negaunee Miners 11-10. With 15 seconds on the clock the Negaunee Miners trail the Marquette Redettes 10-13.
At the end of the first quarter:
Negaunee Miners: 10
Marquette Redettes: 13
It’s the Marquette Redettes ball early in the second quarter. The ball goes inside and it’s no good for the Redettes. It’s a 3 point game and the Negaunee Miners need to swing the game around. The score is now 15-12 with the Marquette Redettes leading the Negaunee Miners. The Negaunee Miners take the lead for the first time in the second quarter over the Redettes 17-15! The Marquette Redettes re-gain the lead late in the second quarter and lead the Negaunee Miners 22-21. The Negaunee Miners then re-gain the lead over the Marquette Redettes 23-22. The Negaunee Miners lead 23-22 going into halftime.
At the end of the second quarter:
Negaunee Miners: 23
Marquette Redettes: 22
The Negaunee Miners are going left to right starting off the third quarter. Will Burns said “It’s intense, pretty intense!” The Negaunee Miners and Marquette Redettes are tied up 23-23 with 6 minutes left to play in the quarter. The Marquette Redettes then lead the Negaunee Miners 27-23. The Negaunee Miners didn’t have a great start for the second half. In this half alone the Redettes had 2 turn-overs, and the Negaunee Miners had 5 turn-overs. With 3:35 left to play in the quarter the Negaunee Miners trail the Marquette Redettes 35-27. With 1:14 left in the third quarter the Negaunee Miners struggle to re-gain the lead over the Redettes. The Negaunee Miners trail 41-35. The buzzer sounds at the end of the quarter and the Negaunee Miners trail the Marquette Redettes 42-37.
At the end of the third quarter :
Negaunee Miners: 37
Marquette Redettes: 42
The Marquette Redettes lead the Negaunee Miners by 11 points early in the fourth quarter. With 2:30 left to play in this game the Negaunee Miners are struggling and still trailing the Marquette Redettes 55-41. With 1 minute left to play in the game the Negaunee Miners need to start putting up shots. The Negaunee Miners trail the Marquette Redettes 59-44. The Marquette Redettes defeat the Negaunee Miners 47-59.
The Marquette Redettes defeat the Negaunee Miners on Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 59-47.
Be sure to join Sunny 101.9 WKQS for Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball on Tuesday, February 26th as the Iron Mountain Mountaineers take on the Negaunee Miners in Negaunee. Wayne R. Johnson will have the call with pregame at 7:30pm, tip-off at 7:45pm on Sunny 101.9 WKQS.
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