Ishpeming Hematites Girls Basketball (59) vs. Gwinn Modeltowners (37) 12/3/2014 on WRUP
Ishpeming, Michigan – December 3, 2014 – Mike Plourde and Bob Nadeau were in Ishpeming tonight to bring you the first Hematites game of the season on WRUP.
The first quarter was the closest as the Ishpeming Hematites lead the Gwinn Modeltowners 15-12 at the end of the first quarter.
First Quarter Score:
Ishpeming started the second quarter on a 10-0 run to give them a 25-15 lead, and forced 13 turnovers in the first half to take a 30-24 lead into the third quarter. Jessica Spencer lead the Hematites with 9 points at halftime.
The Hematites started the third quarter with another run, scoring 7 unanswered points to begin the quarter. 8 points from Kaylee Engler and a tough defense only allowing 9 Modeltowner points helped the Hematites go into the fourth quarter with a 43-33 lead.
Third Quarter Score:
Ishpeming’s defense proved even stronger in the fourth quarter, only giving up 4 points to hold on to a 59-37 victory.
Ishpeming was lead by Kaylee Engler, who scored 21 points (17 in the second half) and 7 rebounds for the Hematites. Marissa Maino added 14 points and 4 rebounds, and Jessica Spencer had 11 points and 4 rebounds. Ishpeming forced 28 Modeltowner turnovers, and went on 3 different uncontested runs for 10+ points.
The Ishpeming Hematites will take on the Gladstone Braves at home next Thursday, December 11th, at 7:30p on WRUP 98.3 & WRUP.com.
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