Iron Mountain, Michigan February 11th, 2016 – The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team traveled to Iron Mountain, Michigan tonight to face the Iron Mountain Mountaineers. Brady Guilbault was there to bring you all the action from the U.P. Propane Broadcast Booth on Sunny.FM.
The Iron Mountain Mountaineer were first to score in the game, but the Negaunee Miners were quick to answer back to tie the score 2-2. The first quarter was half over and both teams remained tied with a score of 4-4. The first quarter was a back and forth battle, but the Negaunee Miners pulled out a 12-11 lead against the Iron Mountain Mountaineers to end the first on Sunny.FM.
The Iron Mountain Mountaineers and the Negaunee Miners started the second quarter trading the lead and with 3 minutes played the Negaunee Miners trailed 18-16 against the Iron Mountain Mountaineers. The second quarter echoed the first and after a well fought battle the Negaunee Miners and the Iron Mountain Mountaineers ended the quarter tied 22-22.
The Negaunee Miners were fouled early in the third and scored one point from the free throw line to take the lead 23-22. The third quarter was slow on offense, but the Iron Mountain Mountaineers regained the lead 24-23 with 5 minutes left in the quarter. The Miners and the Mountaineers continued to swap the lead throughout third quarter, but the Negaunee Miners pulled out the lead 32-29.
The Iron Mountain Mountaineers were first to score in the fourth quarter to come within 1 point of the Miners to trail 32-31. The Miners were able to extend their lead 35-31 with 3 minutes played in the quarter. The Iron Mountain Mountaineers kept nipping at the Negaunee Miners heels, but the Miners still managed a 37-35 lead with 4 minutes left in the game. The Negaunee Miners pulled away in the final 2 minutes of the game and won 45-39.
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Iron Mountain Mountaineers (45-39) on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball team will travel to Ishpeming, Michigan tomorrow February 12th, 2016 to take on the Ishpeming Hematites. Join Jesse Anderson and Brady Guilbault for all the exciting rivalry action on Sunny.FM. The Honor Credit Union Pre-game Show will start around 7:00pm and the game will follow at 7:30pm on Sunny.FM, home of the Negaunee Miners.
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