The playoffs opened this week as the Ishpeming Hematites started their playoff run with a victory over the Lincoln-Alcona Tigers.
The Hematites opened the scoring at 10:22 of the first quarter with a 57 yard touchdown pass to go up 8-0. Ishpeming jumped ahead throughout the first half with five straight scores to have a commanding lead 34-0 at the end of the first half.
In the third quarter the Tigers pushed back with a touchdown of their own in the third quarter to have the score be 34-6. The Hematites pushed their cushion though back up to 40-6. This proved to be good as the Tigers found the endzone once again for a final score of 40-12.
The Ishpeming Hematites will be playing the Mancelona Ironmen next week on Saturday at 1pm. It will be broadcasted with Mike Plourde and Bob Nadeau right here on 98.3 WRUP We Rock The UP.
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