Westwood,MI– December 12, 2022- Ishpeming goes into Westwood looking to take down their rivals live on 98.WRUP!
Q1: Ishpeming would begin the game winning the tip and the first shot from Ishpeming would be missed. Westwood would start the game with ball being stolen. Westwood would steal the ball right back. Westwood would get to the free throw line and would make both of them. Both teams would have quick scoring possessions back to back, putting Ishpeming up by 1. First 3 point attempt by Westwood and would miss, Ishpeming would push the ball up the court but would be tipped out of bounds by Westwood. Ishpeming wouldn’t do anything off the in bounds play. Jenessa Eagle would miss the first 3 attempt for Ishpeming. Isabella Marta would get the rebound for Westwood and put the shot back up for easy second chance points. Westwood would get the ball back and go to the free throw line but would only 1 for 2 from the line. Lexi Olson would make the first 3 of the night. Next play Ishpeming would comeback down the court to make a 3 to end the quarter.
Ishpeming: 10 Westwood: 17
Q2: Eagle would start the quarter with a steal for Ishpeming but it would get tipped out of bounds. Westwood would foul for their 4th team foul of the half. Westwood would score of their inbound play underneath the basket. Lilly Swanson would shoot a 3 to get Ishpeming’s offense going this quarter. Jenna Maki would go to the line for Ishpeming and would make both of them, then she would get a steal and get to the line again after getting an and-1. She would make her free throw. Both teams would exchange turnovers. Ishpeming would go on a 14-point run to start the quarter. Ishpeming’s offense would slow down. Lexi Olson would go to the line for Westwood and make both. Maki would go to the line for Ishepming and would go 1 for 2. A last second shot from Ishepming would miss as they go into half.
Ishpeming: 27 Westwood:22
Q3: Westwood would get the ball to start the game. Swanson would steal the ball for Ispeming to start the half. Westwood would get the ball back and Swan would get called for her third foul. Westwood would score on their inbound play. Megan Marta would score for Westwood off another steal. Eagle would score a 3 immediately down the court for Ishpeming. Olsen would shoot and make a long 2 for the Patriots. Maki would come right back for Ishpeming and make a long 2 for herself. Lola Korpi would make 1 of 2 from the free throw line for Ishpeming. Payton Manninen would make a 3 for Ishpeming and that would be their 4th of the quarter. Maki would jump on the ball for a jump ball and Ishpeming would get the jump ball but would stolen off the in bounds play. A couple more possessions would end the quarter.
Ishpeming: 44 Westwood: 31
Q4: Ishpeming would start the quarter with two quick scores. Westwood would comeback with two quick scores of their own. Eagle would get the rebound then Maki would fight for the rebound off the missed shot but would foul. Westwood trying to get something going on offense would get called for traveling. Maki would get the rebound and put it back up for an and-1 opprotunity but would miss the free throw. Maki would break the 20-point mark for the 4th game in a row. Korpi would come back down and drain a 3. After a Maki foul that would put Westwood in the double bonus. Maki would drive and get fouled, she would go to the free throw line again. She would miss both shots. Now Swanson would go to the line and she would go 1 for 2 from the line. Manninen would get the steal and would go to the line in transition, she would go 2 for 2 from the line. Ishpeming would dribble to ball out as they would get the win against their rival.
Ishpeming: 61 Westwood: 41