Ishpeming Hematites Boys Basketball (41) VS Westwood Patriots (49) on 98.3 WRUP

The Ishpeming Hematites were defeated by the Westwood Patriots (49-41) on Friday, January 11th on 98.3 WRUP.

Ishpeming, MichiganJanuary 11th, 2019 – It was back to their home turf in Ishpeming as the Hematites battled their neighbors–the Westwood Patriots–in Ishpeming Friday night. Unfortunately, the Patriots defeated the Hematites 49-41.

Scoreless in the first quarter with under 6 minutes left to go. 3-2 the Westwood Patriots on top with the help of Jacob Adriano. Before the ball was passed in bounds, there was an illegal screen called. Hematites back on top 4-3 and the Patriots had the ball. Hunter Smith was out and so was Jacob Kugler. 7-6 the Patriots had the lead over the Hematites. 9-6 as the Patriots lead the Hematites at the end of the quarter.

11-6 the Hematites trail at start of second quarter. Rebound by Zackary Niemi is called and the Patriots lead the Hematites 17-6. Hematites with possession as they continued to struggle to gain on the Patriots. 21 seconds in the first half and the Westwood Patriots have a 10 point lead over the Hematites, 23-13. Wrapped up the first half 23-13 and the Patriots had a 10 point advantage over the Ishpeming Hematites.

28-16 and the Patriots inbound from their own baseline. Full time out taken by the Westwood Patriots. Hunter Smith with an excellent play. Foul came in against the Patriots’ Blake Hewitt. 30-24 with the Patriots in the lead over the Hematites. Gavin Sundberg comes across half court with 37 seconds left in the quarter. 32-26 Patriots in the lead at the end of the third.

Hematites had possession to begin the fourth quarter. Good layup from Blake Hewitt of the Patriots. Second foul on Jacob Kugler for the evening and the team’s fourth. 37-28 with a 9 point advantage for the Westwood Patriots. Technical foul on Westwood and Blake Hewitt. Tyler Alderton with the rebound for Westwood but couldn’t get it high enough on the back board. 44-36 with Westwood holding the lead as the game comes down to the last minute. 49-41 the buzzer sounds and the Westwood Patriots defeat the Ishpeming Hematites.

Join Tyler Young and Bob Nadeau on Monday, January 14th as the Ishpeming Hematite girls travel to West Iron County to take on the Wykons. We’ll have the Elder Agency pregame show around 7:30pm on 98.3 WRUP.

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