Norway, Michigan December 18th, 2015 – The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team traveled to Norway, Michigan tonight to face the Norway-Vulcan Knights. Jesse Anderson was there to bring you all the exciting action from the U.P Propane Press Box on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners won the tip and scored to take the early lead 2-0 against the Norway-Vulcan Knights. The Norway-Vulcan Knight went on a 10 point run and with the quarter half over led the Miners 14-4. The Knights put the pressure on the Miners to start the game and led 22-9 at the end of the first quarter on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners started the second quarter with a 6 point run to tighten the score 22-13 against the Norway-Vulcan Knights. The Negaunee Miners continued to struggle in the second half and trailed 27-15 with 5 minutes left in the quarter. The Negaunee Miners made a final push late in the second quarter to close the gap and trail 27-23 to the Knights.
The Negaunee Miners had the first possession of the second half and made it a 2 point game with 2 free throws from Courtney Finnilla. The Miners quickly followed up with another basket and tied the game 27-27 with the Knights. The quarter was half over when Aleda Johnson shot a free throw to give the Miners a 28-27 lead. The remainder of the third quarter was a back and forth battle, but the Negaunee Miners pulled out a lead at the quarter’s end.
The Negaunee Miners started the fourth quarter with possession, but the Knights were first to put points on the board and with 2 minutes played took back the lead 38-37. The quarter was a back and forth battle with both teams trading baskets, but after a hard fought battle the Negaunee Miners won 48-47 against the Norway-Vulcan Knights.
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Norway-Vulcan Knights (48-47) on Sunny.FM.
Join Jesse Anderson Tuesday December 22nd, 2015. The Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball team will be traveling to Gwinn, Michigan to face the Gwinn Modeltowners. The Honor Credit Union Pre-game Show will start around 7:00pm and the game will follow at 7:30pm on Sunny.FM.
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