Ishpeming Hematites (36) Girls Basketball vs. Gladstone Braves (38) 12/11/14 on 98.3 WRUP

Ishpeming, MichiganDecember 11, 2014 – The Ishpeming Hematites girls basketball team took on the Gladstone Braves in Ishpeming tonight. Mike Plourde and Bob Nadeau brought you the action live on 98.3 WRUP!

The first half saw both the Hematites and the Braves going on scoring streaks back and forth. Gladstone started with a 4-0, which Ishpeming responded to with an 8 point run to take an 8-4 lead. Gladstone then came back with 6 straight points to take a 10-8 lead into the second quarter.

First Quarter Score:
Ishpeming Hematites 8
Gladstone Braves 10

The second quarter saw the Ishpeming Hematites and the Gladstone Braves going back forth, holding a 14-14 tie with a minute left in the half. A big three pointer by Alexis St. Cyr for Gladstone gave the Braves a 17-14 lead into halftime.

Halftime Score:
Ishpeming Hematites 14
Gladstone Braves 17

The third quarter was the highest scoring of the game, which both the Hematites and Braves scoring back and forth. Ishpeming took the lead in the third quarter, scoring 17 points and taking a 31-29 lead into the fourth quarter.

Third Quarter Score:
Ishpeming Hematites 31
Gladstone Braves 29

The Hematites were unable to hold on to that lead in the fourth quarter, with Gladstone’s Ashley Edwardsen hitting two three-pointers to take the lead. With 20 seconds left, Ishpeming had the ball, down 36-38, with a chance to tie or win the game with a final shot. The Braves defense proved too strong, and the Hematites did not get a shot off, leading to a 36-38 loss.

Final Score:
Ishpeming Hematites 36
Gladstone Braves 38

Kaylie Engler lead the team in scoring with 14 points, as well as 5 rebounds. Jessica Spencer had 13 points for the Hematites, and lead the team with 8 rebounds. Ishpeming shot 25.5% from the field in the game.
Alexis St. Cyr lead the Gladstone Braves with 16 points and 6 rebounds in the victory over the Hematites. Ashley Edwardsen scored 7 points for the Braves.

The Ishpeming Hematites will take on the Westwood Patriots in Westwood next Tuesday, December 16th at 7:30pm on 98.3 WRUP and!

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