02/10/15 Negaunee, Michigan – The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team were at home tonight to host the Calumet Copper Kings. Carl Leander Johnson, the voice of the Negaunee Miners and Jesse Anderson were there to bring you all the exciting action on Sunny.FM.
Hailee Richards won the tip for the Negaunee Miners who scored to take the lead 2-0 against the Calumet Copper Kings. The Negaunee Miners continued to take control of the game throughout the first quarter and led 12-2 at the end of the first.
The Negaunee Miners were on fire to start the second quarter and continued to keep a demanding lead of 19-9 early in the quarter. The Calumet Copper Kings continued to struggle with the Negaunee Miners offense which included three 3 point shots from Adena Anderson. The Negaunee Miners took their biggest lead of the first half with three minutes left 26-10. The Negaunee Miners ended the second quarter with a huge lead 26-14 against the Calumet Copper Kings on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners were first to score in the third quarter and increased their lead to 28-14. The Calumet Copper Kings answered back with a few quick baskets and decreased the Miners lead to 28-18. With the quarter half over, Courtney Clickner scored a three point shot to give the Miners a 31-18 lead over the Copper Kings. The Calumet Copper Kings were able to rally towards the end of the third quarter and cut the Negaunee Miners lead to 31-23. The Calumet Copper Kings continued their fire and with under 2 minutes left in the quarter trailed 31-30. The Calumet Copper Kings took their first lead of the night with a minute left in the quarter 32-33 against the Negaunee Miners, and held onto the lead to end the third quarter leading 35-33.
The Negaunee Miners took the lead 36-35 to start the fourth quarter against the Calumet Copper Kings. In the next few minutes of the fourth quarter both teams would trade the lead back and fourth. With 3 minutes left in the game, the Calumet Copper Kings took a 6 point lead 44-38 against the Miners. The Calumet Copper Kings held onto the lead to win the game 48-40 against the Negaunee Miners.
The Calumet Copper Kings defeated the Negaunee MIners (48-40) on Sunny.FM.
Join Carl Leander Johnson, the voice of the Negaunee Miners and Jesse Anderson tomorrow February 11th, 2015. The Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball team will travel to West Ishpeming, Michigan to face the Westwood Patriots. The Honor Credit Union Pre-game show will start around 7:15pm, and the game will be at 7:30pm on Sunny.FM.
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