03/07/14 Negaunee, Michigan– Mike Plourde and Bob Nadeau were in Negaunee, Michigan tonight to bring you an exciting basketball game. The Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball team faced the Ishpeming Hematites to battle for the District Championship Title on Sunny.FM.
The Ishpeming Hematites won the tip and were first to score against the Negaunee Miners to take the first lead of the night. The Negaunee Miners put their first point on the board with a free throw to stop the Ishpeming Hematites 6 point run. With quarter halfway over the Negaunee Miners trail 9-1 against the Ishpeming Hematites. With a minute left in the first quarter the Ishpeming Hematites led 9-5 against the Negaunee Miners. At the end of the quarter the Negaunee Miners still trailed the Ishpeming Hematites 9-5.
The Negaunee Miners were first to score in the second quarter to trail the Ishpeming Hematites by two points 9-7. Both teams battled back and forth, with the quarter half over the Ishpeming Hematites led 15-14 against the Negaunee Miners. The Negaunee Miners took their first lead 17-15 against the Ishpeming Hematites with 3 minutes left in the first half. The Ishpeming Hematites answered the Negaunee Miners last basket and tied the game 17-17 on Sunny.FM. The Negaunee Miners maintained the lead against the Ishpeming Hematites to end the first half with a 3 point lead 25-22.
The Negaunee Miners were first to score with a triple to lead 28-25 against the Ishpeming Hematites with under 6 minutes to play in the third. The Ishpeming Hematites would make it a three point game to trail 30-27 against the Negaunee Miners with the quarter half over. With just over 2 minutes left in the quarter the Negaunee Miners led by 8 points 36-28 against the Ishpeming Hematites. The third quarter ended with the Negaunee Miners leading by double digits 44-34 against the Ishpeming Hematites in Negaunee, Michigan.
The Negaunee Miners were first to score in the fourth quarter to lead 46-34 against the Hematites, but the Hematites answered that basket quickly with a fast 3 point shot to trail 46-37. The Miners still maintained a double digit lead over the Hematites 50-40 with just over 4 minutes left in the game. The Negaunee Miners would come out of this game with the District Championship Title with a win of 64-48 against the Ishpeming Hematites on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners defeat the Ishpeming Hematites 64-48 in Negaunee, Michigan.
Listen to Sunny.FM Monday March 10th, 2014 as the Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball team head to their first round of regional play in Marquette, Michigan. Pre-game is set to start around 7:30pm on Sunny.FM.
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