Ishpeming Hematites (36) VS Westwood Patriots (29) 1-24-13 High School Girls Basketball

The Ishpeming Hematite Girls in action tonight against the Westwood Patriots

The Ishpeming Hematite Girls in action tonight against the Westwood Patriots

It was not an offensive explosion tonight as a tough Westwood Patriot team came to town tonight to take on the Ishpeming Hematite Girls.  Defense was the rule of the night as both teams struggled with turnovers and shooting, but the Hematites were able pull out a win in the game 36-29

The Hematies were able to win tonight in the defensive battle against the Patriots 36-29

The Hematites were able to win tonight in the defensive battle against the Patriots 36-29

From the first moment tonight the game was a defensive struggle as the Patriots used their full court press and the Hematites implemented their half court defense.  The teams stayed within a few points of each other in the first half and the Hematites leading 16-14 at halftime.

The Patriots were able to tie the game in the third quarter but Hematites were able to start putting away free throws to find the lead and keep it for the win 36-19.

Ishpeming Hematite Girls basketball continues when they play the Iron Mountain Mountaineers on Monday, January 28th in Ishpeming.  Pregame will be 7:30PM and tip off will be at 7:45PM right here on WRUP 98.3FM.

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