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The Ishpeming Hematite Girls Basketball Team Lost 58-30 in a Battle to the Westwood Patriots

Written by on January 31, 2020

West Ishpeming, MI January 31, 2020 –The Ishpeming Hematite girls ended the month of January with a tough loss. Tyler Young and Bob Nadeau were in on the action on 98.3 WRUP.

Westwood junior Ellie Miller scored the first two points of the game 2-0. Patriot Mallory Leece followed behind with a two 4-0. Joceyln Nyman got the Hematites on the board with a two 4-2. Nyman fouled, Leece went to the line and scored a free throw 5-2. Hematite Emma Poirier tied up the game with a three 5-5. Patriot Natalie Prophet quickly broke the tie with a bucket 7-5. Nyman answered fast and tied the game back up 7-7. Once again Poirier broke the tie with a two 9-7. Hematites fouled and Patriot Tessa Leece scored two free throws 9-9. At the end of the first quarter the Patriots broke the tie with a bucket 11-9.

The Hematites started the second quarter off with the ball. Patriot Madelyn Koski bumped the score up with a basket 13-9. Mallory Leece followed behind with a two 15-9. Poirier received her second foul. Patriots scored another basket 17-9. Leece flew back in with a three 20-9. The Patriots kept scoring basket after basket, Poirier was able to score a few more points for her Hematites. The second quarter ended with a score of 29-14.

Hematite Olivia Corp started off the third quarter with a basket right away 29-16. Prohet threw a three in 32-16. Miller received a foul, Corp went to the line she made a free throw 32-17. Mead received her first foul Prophet went to the line, but missed both free throws. Corp threw up a left handed hook and scored 32-19. Hematites fouled again and Patriot Karlie Patron threw in two free throws 34-19. Tessa Leece found her way inside, and stole the ball she scored a two 36-19. Poirier was quick to throw in the ball 34-20. Mallory Leece threw in a few more points 41-22. Mead got her own rebound and scored 42-24. Patron ended the third quarter with a three 45-24.

The Hematites tried to come back stronger in the fourth quarter. Patron continued to work hard on the court she scored another bucket 47-24. Tessa Leece went up with a smooth layup 49-26. The Patriots fouled, Nyman manged to score one free throw 49-27. Hematites quickly received another foul, Madelyn Koski scored two free throws 51-27. Patriot Meghan Johnson followed with a three 54-27. Nelson worked her way inside with a two 56-27. Corp dropped a three in at the end of the game 58-30. The Patriots kept the win in West Ishpeming 58-30.

Join Tyler Young and Bob Nadeau Monday, February 3rd as the Ishpeming Hematite girls basketball team play against the Iron Mountain Mountaineers. The pregame show will kick off around 6:45pm on 98.3 WRUP.

Listen to the game here!


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