01/14/15 Ishpeming, Michigan – The Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball team was in Ishpeming, Michigan tonight to face long time rival Ishpeming Hematites. Carl Leander Johnson, the voice of the Negaunee Miners and Jesse Anderson were there to bring you all the exciting basketball action on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners won the tip, but it was the Ishpeming Hematites who scored the first points to lead 3-0 early in the first quarter. The Negaunee Miners were quick to answer and take a 4-3 lead against the Ishpeming Hematites in the first 2 minutes of the game. The Negaunee Miners took a five point lead with 4 minutes left in the first quarter and led 8-3 against the Ishpeming Hematites. The Ishpeming Hematites scored their second three point shot of the quarter to trail the Miners 8-6 late in the first. Dre Tuominen scored a buzzer beater shot at the end of the quarter to give the Negaunee Miners a 10-6 lead on Sunny.FM.
The second quarter of play started slow, but the Ishpeming Hematites would be first to score with their third three point shot of the game to trail 10-9 against the Negaunee Miners. The second quarter was a low scoring and the Negaunee Miners were only able to score 2 points. The quarter ended with the Negaunee Miners leading 12-11 against the Ishpeming Hematites.
The Negaunee Miners scored the first points in the third quarter and increased their lead to 15-11 against the Hematites. The Ishpeming Hematites took their first lead of the night against the Miners 18-17, with less then 4 minutes left in the quarter. The Negaunee Miners were able to squeak out a 1 point lead to end the third quarter and led 19-18 against the Ishpeming Hematites on Sunny.FM.
The first minutes of the fourth quarter both the Negaunee Miners and the Ishpeming Hematites shared the lead back and forth. Dylan Tasson scored a three point shot with 5 minutes left in the game and took a 27-24 lead against the Hematites. The Negaunee Miners continued to lead the rest of the game against the Ishpeming Hematites and ended the with a score of 32-26.
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Ishpeming Hematites (32-26) on Sunny.FM.
Join Carl Leander Johnson, the voice of the Negaunee Miners and Jesse Anderson tomorrow January 15th, 2015. They will bring you all the exciting action, as the Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team travel to Gwinn, Michigan to take on the Gwinn Modeltowners. Pre-game will start around 7:15pm and the game will follow at 7:30pm on Sunny.FM.
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