Ishpeming Hematites Boys Basketball (40) VS West Iron County Wykons (44) on 98.3 WRUP

The Ishpeming Hematites fall to the West Iron County Wykons 44-40 on Wednesday, February 13th on 98.3 WRUP

Iron River, MichiganFebruary 13th, 2019 – After a major snowstorm your Ishpeming Hematites pushed on to battle the West Iron County Wykons on Wednesday night. All Hematites in the first quarter from West Iron County. 11-6 with the Hematites in the lead halfway through the first quarter of play.

The Wykons turned the score around and only trailed the Hematites by one point, 19-18 in the second quarter. Wykons took the lead 20-19 over the Hematites. 1:30 to go in the second quarter and the Wykons over the Hematites 22-19. Hematites kept possession.. rebound grabbed by Nathan Thompson of the Wykons. With 15 seconds left to go in the quarter the West Iron County Wykons lead the Ishpeming Hematites 25-21.

Gavin Sundberg was up for the Hematites and puts up a two point shot. 27-26 the Wykons on top. 30-26 the Wykons over the Hematites with 5 minutes in the third quarter. Hunter Smith worked his way to the lane–shot was up and no good. One minute to go 32-30 Wykons over the Hematites. Sundberg took a shot from free throw range and it was no good. 32-30 at the end of the third quarter; Wykons in the lead.

6:48 to go; 34-32 the Hematites trail. Nail biter for the Hematites as they trailed one point through most of the fourth quarter. Foul on Justin Nelson, his first team’s fifth. Kugler got the rebound for the Hematites. Time-out for the West Iron County Wykons. 39-38 the Hematites trail. Rebound was taken by Hunter Smith. 2 point lead for West Iron County 42-40. 44-40 the final score with the Wykons defeating the Hematites.

Join Tyler & Bob on Thursday, February 14th as the Hematite ladies take on the Escanaba Eskymos at home. We’ll have the Elder Agency pregame show at 7pm on 98.3 WRUP and WRUP.com.

LISTEN – FULL GAME – The Hematites fall to the Wykons 44-40 in West Iron County

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