10/23/14 Negaunee, Michigan – The Negaunee Miners Football team hosted the Westwood Patriots tonight in their last regular season game of the year. The Miners needed this win to have any hope to move on to the playoffs. Carl Leander Johnson, the voice of the Negaunee Miners and Jesse Anderson were there to bring you all the exciting football action on Sunny.FM.
The Westwood Patriots were first to receive the ball tonight against the Negaunee Miners at their own 20 yard line, but the Westwood Patriots drive ended quickly due to the strength of the Negaunee Miners defense. The Westwood Patriots scored the first points of the game with a touchdown on their next drive to lead 6-0 against the Negaunee Miners. The Negaunee Miners quickly answered the Patriots with Austin Johnson scoring a touchdown off the kick return, and with the extra kick the Miners led 7-6 against the Patriots. The first quarter ended with the Negaunee Miners maintaining the lead 7-6 against the Westwood Patriots on Sunny.FM.
The Westwood Patriots started the second quarter with a 36 yard field goal to take the lead against the Negaunee Miners 9-7. The Miners next drive was stopped by the Westwood Patriots on a turnover of downs with 8 minutes left in the first half. The rest of the quarter proved to be a good defensive game for both teams and the score remained 9-7 to end the first half.
The Negaunee Miners were first to receive the ball in the second half of the game against the Westwood Patriots on Sunny.FM. The Negaunee Miners took advantage of their first drive with a touchdown by Zak Harsila, to take the lead 13-9 against the Westwood Patriots. The Westwood Patriots turned over the ball on a fumble twice during the third quarter and the Negaunee Miners capitalized on the second fumble to score a touchdown and widen their lead 20-9 to end the quarter.
The Negaunee Miners started the fourth quarter with possession of the ball and brought it deep into Westwood Patriot territory, but turned it over to the Patriots with 6 minutes left in the game. The Negaunee Miners capitalized on their next play when Ryan Bischof ran a 45 yard kick return, which led to the Miners to score another touchdown to lead 27-9 against the Westwood Patriots. The game ended with a Negaunee Miner win over the Westwood Patriots 27-9.
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Westwood Patriots (27-9) on Sunny.FM.
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