02/26/15 Ishpeming, Michigan – The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team headed to Ishpeming, Michigan tonight to face the Ishpeming Hematites. Jesse Anderson was there to bring you all the exciting action on Sunny.FM.
Negaunee Miners won the tip and Adena Anderson took advantage of the possession with a 3 pointer to take the lead 3-0 against the Ishpeming Hematites. Courtney Clickner scored a second 3 point shot for the Negaunee Miners with 5 minutes left in the first quarter, to lead 6-2. The Ishpeming Hematites had a quick 4 point run and decreased the Miners lead to 8-6 with the quarter half over. The Hematites took the lead away from the Miners with a minute left in the quarter and led 13-12. The Hematites finished the quarter leading 16-12 on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners were first to score in the second quarter, but the Ishpeming Hematites completed 4 free throws to increase their lead 18-14. With the quarter half over the Negaunee Miners started to cut into the Hematites lead and trailed 23-19. The Negaunee Miners brought the game within 2 points with a minute left in the quarter, but trailed 29-24 to the Ishpeming Hematites to finish the first half.
The Hematites started the second half of play increasing their lead 31-24 against the Negaunee Miners. The Negaunee Miners struggled a little against the Ishpeming Hematites, but were able to decrease the Hematites lead to 33-30 at the third quarter 4 minutes mark. The Negaunee Miners were able to score more points in the third, but the Ishpeming Hematites answered every point back. The Negaunee Miners finished the quarter strong and cut the Ishpeming Hematites lead to 41-40.
The Ishpeming Hematites were first to score in the fourth, but the Negaunee Miners were able to tie the score 43-43 with a 3 point for Adena Anderson. The Ishpeming Hematites took back the lead with 5 minutes left in the quarter 44-43 with a free throw shot. The Negaunee Miners were able to keep it a 1 point game for the next few minutes and at the 2 minute mark trailed to the Ishpeming Hematites 46-45. The Ishpeming Hematites pulled away at the end of the game and defeated the Negaunee Miners 49-47.
The Ishpeming Hematites defeated the Negaunee Miners (49-47) on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball team is traveling to Norway, Michigan to face the Norway Knights, tomorrow night February 27th, 2015. Join Carl Leander Johnson, the voice of the Negaunee Miners and Jesse Anderson for all the exciting basketball action. The Honor Credit Union Pre-game will start around 7:30pm and the game will follow at 8:00pm on Sunny.FM.
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