Ishpeming Hematites (74) VS L’Anse Purple Hornets (77) 2OT 1-6-12 High School Boys Basketball

It would take not one, but two overtimes to find a winner in L’Anse tonight when the boys Ishpeming Hematites went to L’Anse to take on the Purple Hornets.

The Purple Hornets jumped out to a 12 point lead at the end of the first quarter leading 20-8.  But the Hematites started their slow comeback culminating in finally tying the game at 54 in the fourth quarter.  Regulation ended with a 58-58 tie.

The team stayed within a few points of each other during the first overtime leading to a tie but it was during the second overtime where the Purple Hornets were able to pull away.

Next up for the Ishpeming Hematites is the girls taking on the Superior Central Cougars on Tuesday, January 10th in Ishpeming. Pregame will be 7:15PM and tip off will be at 7:45PM right here on WRUP 98.3FM.

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