03/10/14 Marquette, Michigan– Wayne Johnson and Jesse Anderson were with the Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball team in Marquette, Michigan as they faced the Ste. Ignace LaSalle Saints in the first round of regional playoffs on Sunny.FM.
The Saints won the tip and scored immediately against the Negaunee Miners to take the first lead of the night. The Miners were able to tie 2-2 early in the first quarter, but the Ste. Ignace Saints held onto the lead 6-2 with 5.5 minutes left in the quarter. With under 4 minutes left in the quarter the Negaunee Miners pulled a 3 point shot and to trail 11-9 against the Ste. Ignace Saints on Sunny.FM. The Negaunee Miners took their first lead against the Saints 12-11 with 3 minutes of play left in the first. The Negaunee Miners had a 5 point lead to end the quarter 18-13 against the Ste. Ignace Saints.
The Negaunee Miners started the second quarter with triple to lead 21-13. The Miners pulled out an eleven point lead against the Ste. Ignace Saints early in the second quarter 28-17. With four minutes left in the first half the Negaunee Miners led by 11 points 35-24 against the Saints in Marquette, Michigan. The Negaunee Miners ended the first half of the game with a 17 point lead 49-32 against the Ste. Ignace Saints.
The Ste. Ignace Saints came out into the second half with a quick basket to trail 49-34 against the Miners. The Negaunee Miners could not be held back and led with 3 minutes played in the quarter 57-38 against the Saints on Sunny.FM. The Negaunee Miners maintained a huge lead against the Ste. Ignace Saints throughout the whole quarter and led 64-43 to end the third.
The Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball team was on fire tonight and came out to score the first basket of the fourth quarter to lead 66-43 against the Ste. Ignace Saints in Marquette, Michigan. The Saints were able to put a few baskets in to trail 65-47 against the Miners with 6 minutes left in the game. The Negaunee Miners could not be stopped and won this game against the Ste. Ignace Saints to move on to the Regional Final game.
The Negaunee Miners defeat the Ste. Ignace LaSalle Saints 84-61 in Marquette, Michigan.
Join Carl Leander Johnson the voice of the Negaunee Miners and Jesse Anderson Wednesday March 12th, 2014. They are set to bring you an exciting basketball game as the Negaunee Miners Boys face the Ironwood Red Devils for the Regional Championship game. Pre-game will start around 6:30pm on Sunny.FM.
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