Ishpeming Hematite Boys Basketball (61) VS Gladstone Braves (62) on 98.3 WRUP
Written by Eric Tasson on December 4, 2018
Ishpeming, Michigan – December 4th, 2018 – Hematite nation from Ishpeming as the Hematite boys faced the Gladstone Braves Tuesday night. Tyler Young and Bob Nadeau, your intrepid Ishpeming broadcasters, brought you the action from high atop the “new” gym at Ishpeming High School. Nice lead in the first quarter for the Hematites, 11-2 with 15 minutes left. All of Gladstone’s points had been coming from the free throw line.
Gladstone went back to the man-to-man defense. The Ishpeming Hematites came out of the first quarter with a healthy lead of 21-16 over the Gladstone Braves. Both teams facing off on the court at I.H.S. and ready to start the second quarter.
26-22 in the second quarter with your Hematites in the lead over the Braves. Gavin Sundberg was up top with a two point attempt. Time out for the Ishpeming Hematites was called with 4 minutes left in the second quarter. Quarter and a half into the game the Hematites have used every one of their players. 36-24 closing in at the end of the second quarter with the Hematites over the Gladstone Braves. The Hematites were certainly working hard and took a breather before heading into halftime.
Going into halftime the Hematites over the Braves, 36-27.
36-30 with Ishpeming in the lead well into the third quarter from Ishpeming High School. Rebound by Jared Crow for the Braves. Jacob Kugler three point attempt was off the rim short. 40-37 with a 3 point lead for the Ishpeming Hematites over the Gladstone Braves. Gladstone, however, looked very good at the half despite being short of a victory.
The Ishpeming Hematites lead the Gladstone Braves 44-41 in fourth quarter. It turned into a nail biter nearing the end of the game with Gladstone trailing Ishpeming 50-49!
Gladstone then turned the scoreboard around and lead the Ishpeming Hematites 62-61 with under one minute left to play! It was a heart breaking end to a hard fought game with the Hematites being defeated by the Gladstone Braves, 62-61.
Join Tyler and Bob on Thursday, December 6th as the Ishpeming girls take on the Gladstone Braves! Tyler and Bob will have the Elder Agency pregame show at 6:50pm on 98.3 WRUP and WRUP.com!
Hematite Nation with Tyler Young and Bob Nadeau on 98.3 WRUP and WRUP.com!