01/23/15 Negaunee, Michigan – The Negaunee Miners Girls hosted the Westwood Patriots in a MPC conference game tonight. Jesse Anderson was there to bring you all the exciting action on Sunny.FM.
The Westwood Patriots won the tip but the Negaunee Miners Hailee Richards was first to put points on the board tonight and gave the Miners a 2-0 lead. The Westwood Patriots answered quickly with a basket of their own to tie 2-2. Courtney Clickner scored a 3 point shot to give the Negaunee Miners a 5-2 lead with 6 minutes left in the quarter. The Westwood Patriots struggled against the Negaunee Miners defense and trailed 13-9 to end the first quarter on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team came into the second quarter fighting and took a 15-9 lead against the Westwood Patriots. The Negaunee Miners continued to control the game throughout the second quarter and with 5 minutes left in the first half led 19-10 against the Westwood Patriots. The Negaunee Miners held a convincing lead 28-16 against the Westwood Patriots to end the first half.
The Westwood Patriots came into the third quarter scoring the first points to trail 28-18 against the Negaunee Miners. The Westwood Patriots continued to struggle against the Negaunee Miners however and could not cut the Miners lead. The Negaunee Miners had a commanding 14 point lead 37-23 against the Patriots to end the third quarter on Sunny.FM.
The Westwood Patriots came out fighting and cut the Negaunee Miners to 10 points early in the fourth 37-29. The Negaunee Miners scored their first points of the quarter with 2 minutes left in the game with a free throw shot and led 38-31 against the Westwood Patriots. The Westwood Patriots rallied hard to catch the Negaunee Miners and take the lead in the last minutes of the game, but the Miners pulled out the win 41-37 in an exciting finish.
The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team defeated the Westwood Patriots (43-37)on Sunny.FM.
Join Carl Leander Johnson, the voice of the Negaunee Miners and Jesse Anderson on Monday January 26th, 2015 for exciting basketball action. The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team will host the Ishpeming Hematites. Pre-game will start around 7:00pm and the game will follow at 7:30pm on Sunny.FM.
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