Ishpeming Hematites (33) Girls Basketball at Gladstone Braves (41)
Gladstone, MI – February 10th, 2015 – The Ishpeming Hematites girls basketball team took on the Gladstone Braves in Gladstone tonight. Mike Plourde and Bob Nadeau brought you the action live on 98.3 WRUP!
The Hematites started the game with a 3-pointer by Kaylie Engler on their first possession. Jessica Spencer scored on a drive to the basket, followed by another basket by Engler, and the Hematites trailed 7-8 halfway through the quarter. Marissa Maino scored later in the quarter, and a jumpshot by Tammy Simula at the end of the quarter made it 11-13 going into the second quarter.
First Quarter Score:
Ishpeming Hematites 11
Gladstone Braves 13
The Hematites struggled early in the second quarter, with a free throw from Simula being the only Ishpeming points halfway through the quarter. Gladstone went on a 8-1 run to make it 12-21 with 4 minutes left in the half. Lindsey Thompson scored for the Hematites in the paint to make it 14-21 with 2:09 left. Spencer scored on a jumpshot, and Thompson scored again at the end of the quarter, and the Hematites went into halftime down 18-24.
Ishpeming Hematites 18
Gladstone Braves 24
The Hematites started the second half on the wrong side of a 7-2 run by the Braves. Lindsey Thompson scored early in the quarter, and Spencer scored later, but those two baskets were the only points for the Hematites in the third quarter. Ishpeming was out scored 12-4 in the quarter, and went into the fourth quarter down 22-36.
Third Quarter Score:
Ishpeming Hematites 22
Gladstone Braves 36
Early in the final quarter Lindsey Thompson had a 3-point play, followed by another basket to make it 27-38. A free throw from Simula made it 28-38, and Ishpeming was scoreless until Spencer hit a 3 pointer with less than minute left. Kaylie Engler hit a jumper at the end of the game, but the Hematites lost 33-41.
Ishpeming Hematites 33
Gladstone Braves 41
The Ishpeming Hematites will take on the Norway Knights at home on Thursday, February 12th at 7:30pm on 98.3 WRUP and WRUP.com!