09/01/2017 Hematite Friday Night: Hematites are defeated by Norway Knights 22-35

Ishpeming Hematites VS Norway Knights September 1st

Norway, MichiganSeptember 1st, 2017– After winning their first game of the season, the Hematites traveled to Norway to take on the Norway Knights. With both teams winning their first game, it was difficult to tell who would come out on top. Unfortunately, some accidents took a few of the players off the field for Ishpeming. Norway wound up taking the win with a score of 22-35.

The Hematites started the game off on offense and didn’t have much luck. After a forty yard punt, Norway received the ball and started pushing their offense hard. Josh Plante passed the ball straight to Connor Ortman for the first touchdown of the game for the Knights. Gavin Sundberg had some great defensive moves for the Hematites, though, in the first quarter as he saved a touch down and brought down Micah Wilson of the Knights. The Knights scored another touchdown just before the end of the first quarter and made the extra point. 14-0 was the score at the end of one. Matt Trawick made the first and

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Mike and Bob Selfie at the Ishpeming Hematites VS Norway Knights game 09/01/2017

second  touchdown for the Hematites this game. 14-21 was the score at halftime.

Ishpeming kicked off to start the second half of the game. The Hematites defense was holding back the Knights until Connor Ortman squeezed right past and made another touchdown for the Knights. 28-14 was the score at the end of three. Jordan Reich scored another touchdown for Norway at the beginning of the fourth quarter. After fighting back, Hunter Smith wedged his way through the Knights to another touchdown for Ishpeming! Wyatt Bodette made the two points after that to make the score 22-35. Coach said that this was a very tough and physical game against a very quick team.

Join the Hematites next week, September 8th, as they travel to Wild Rose, Wisconsin! Coach Olson said next week’s game will have a lot of the same challenges for the Hematites to take on. Mike and Bob will bring you all of the in-game action at 98.3 WRUP and streaming LIVE at WRUP.com. GO HEMATITES!

 

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