Gladstone, Michigan – January 31st, 2017 – The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team traveled to Gladstone, Michigan to face the Gladstone Braves tonight. Jesse Anderson and Brady Guilbault were there to bring you all the exciting action LIVE from the U.P. Propane Broadcast Booth on Sunny.FM.
The first quarter had a slow start for both team, but the Miners were first to score to take the early lead, with just under 6 minutes left in the quarter. The Negaunee Miners were able to hold the Braves scoreless until halfway through the quarter, but the Miners maintained a 6-2 lead. The Miners led the Braves 10-5 at the end of the first.
It was a defensive battle to start the second quarter, with both teams scoreless until after the first 2 minutes were played. The Gladstone Braves were first to score with two quick baskets and brought the game within one point, to trail the Negaunee Miners 10-9. Chloe Norman was the first Miners to put up a point in the second quarter, to give them a 11-9 lead. The Negaunee Miners were able to tighten their offense at the end of the first half and went to the locker room with a 20-11 lead over the Gladstone Braves on Sunny.FM.
Clara Johnson was first to score in the third quarter and widened the Miners lead 22-11. The Negaunee Miners and the Gladstone Braves came out shooting, and with 5 minutes left in the quarter the Miners led 27-13. The Negaunee Miners offense was able to hold on to a 33-23 lead to end the third quarter of play against the Gladstone Braves.
The Gladstone Braves were knocking on the door to start the fourth quarter and score a quick basket to tighten the Negaunee Miners to 33-25. The Negaunee Miners played great defense in the first 4 minutes of the quarter and held the Braves to 2 points. The Negaunee Miners were able to walk away from this game with a win 44-27.
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Gladstone Braves (44-27) on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball Team will travel to Gwinn, Michigan on Thursday February 2nd, 2017. Join Jesse Anderson and Brady Guilbault for all the exciting action LIVE on Sunny.FM. The Negaunee Miners Pre-game Show will start around 7:00pm and the game will follow at 7:30pm.
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