Ishpeming Hematites (46) vs Negaunee Miners (28) on WRUP 02/28/14
Written by Lauren Bareiss on February 28, 2014
02/28/14 Ishpeming, Michigan– Mike Plourde and Bob Nadeau were in Ishpeming, Michigan tonight to bring an exciting District Championship game between the Negaunee Miners Girl Basketball team and the Ishpeming Hemtites on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miner were first to put points on the board after winning the tip to lead the Ishpeming Hematites 2-0. The Negaunee Miners continued to lead the Ishpeming Hematites 7-2 with 3 minutes left in the first quarter. The Isheming Hematites and the Negaunee Miners played a close first quarter, but the Miners kept the lead 7-6.
The Ishpeming Hematites would be first to score in the second quarter and take their first lead of the game 8-7 against the Negaunee Miners. With the second quarter halfway over the Ishpeming Hematites led 13-7 against the Negaunee Miners. The Negaunee Miners Girls rallied at the end of the quarter and tied the score 14-14 against the Ishpeming Hematites with under a minute to go in the first half. The scored remained tied 14-14 at the end of the second quarter.
The Ishpeming Hematites started the third quarter on 8 point run to lead the Negaunee Miners 22-14 in the first 2 minutes of the game. The Negaunee Miners struggled against the Ishpeming Hematites and trail by double digits 24-14 with 3 minutes left in the third. The Ishpeming Hematites held the Negaunee Miners to 14 points and led 26-14 to end the third.
The Ishpeming Hematites would score the first baskets of the game to lead the Negaunee Miners 30-14 in the first 2 minutes of the the fourth quarter. The Negaunee Miners would put their first points of the second half on the board by making 2 free throw to trail 30-16 against the Hematites. The Negaunee Miners struggled against the Ishpeming Hematites, but were able to put some points on the board to trail 37-22 with 5 minutes left to play. The Ishpeming Hematites would win this game against the Negaunee Miners 46-28 to claim the District Championship.
The Ishpeming Hematites defeat the Negaunee Miners 46-28 in Ishpeming, Michigan.
Join Mike Plourde and Bob Nadeau tomorrow afternoon Saturday March 1st, 2014 as they bring you play by play basketball action as the Negaunee Miners Boys face the Norway Knights in Negaunee, Michigan. Pre-game will start around 1:15pm on Sunny.FM.
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