03/06/15 Gwinn, Michigan – The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team was in Gwinn, Michigan tonight to face the Gwinn Modeltowners in the district finals. Jesse Anderson was there to bring you all the exciting playoff action on Sunny.FM.
The Gwinn Modeltowners came into the first quarter two baskets in the first 2 minutes of the game, to take the lead 4-0 against the Negaunee Miners. Adena Anderson scored the Negaunee Miners first points of the game with a 3 point shot, and decreased the Gwinn Modeltowners lead 5-3. The Gwinn Modeltowners ended the first quarter leading the Negaunee Miners 10-5 on Sunny.FM.
The second quarter started slow and it was at the 5:45 mark when the Negaunee Miners scored the first point of the quarter and decreased the Modeltowners lead to 10-7. The Negaunee Miners struggled with the Gwinn Modeltowners defense and with 2 minutes left in the first half they trailed 16-11. The Gwinn Modeltowners pulled away at the end of the second quarter and increased their lead 20-11 against the Negaunee Miners Sunny.FM.
The Gwinn Modeltowners were first to score in the third quarter with an old fashioned 3 point play and led 23-11. The Negaunee Miners could not break the Modeltowners zone and trailed 25-11 at the quarter’s half. The Negaunee Miners continued to struggle against the Gwinn Modeltowners and finished the quarter trailing 27-16.
The Negaunee Miners started the fourth quarter scoring the first point and cut the Modeltowners lead to 27-18. Courtney Clickner scored a quick basket to follow up the first bucket and brought the Miners within 7 points. The Negaunee Miners started to come alive in the fourth quarter and decreased the Modeltowners lead to 29-25 with 5 minutes left in the game. The Gwinn Modeltowners Girls were able to outscore the Negaunee Miners and won the game and the District Championship Game 41-35 on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Gwinn Modeltowners (41-35) on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball Team start the first round of district playoffs Wednesday March 11th, 2015. Join Carl Leander Johnson, the voice of the Negaunee Miners and Jesse Anderson for all the action. The Honor Credit Union Pre-game Show will start around 5:30pm and the game will follow at 6:00pm on Sunny.FM.
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