Negaunee, Michigan Thursday February 25th, 2016 – The Negaunee Miners Girls basketball team hosted the the Ishpeming Hematites in their last regular season game. Brady Guilbault was there LIVE from the U.P Propane Broadcast Booth on Sunny.FM.
The Ishpeming Hematites won the tip, but the Negaunee Miners were first to score, with a 3 pointer to take the earlier lead. The Negaunee Miners offensive was quite good and they led 6-0 with 5 minutes left in the quarter. The Negaunee Miners dominated the game and led 22-4 against the Ishpeming Hematites to end first quarter of play.
The Negaunee Miners continued their scoring spree in the second quarter and scored the first basket to take a 20 point lead 24-4 against the Ishpeming Hematites. The second quarter was half over and the Ishpeming Hematites continued to struggle against the Negaunee Miners defense, and trailed 28-7. The Negaunee Miners ended the first half of play with huge lead 34-13 over the Ishpeming Hematites on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners started the second half slow, but maintained a 34-17 lead over the Hematites in the first two minutes of the game. Courtney Finnila continued her scoring spree with a 3 point shot, to give the Miners a 37-17 lead. The Negaunee Miners offensive was rolling and they ended the third quarter leading 46-25 against the Hematites.
The Negaunee Miners dominated the game and looked good while they did it. The Negaunee Miners walked away the victors, 57-44 over the Ishpeming Hematites. Courtney Finnila the only senior on the Miners, scored 12 points in her last game in the Lakeview Memorial Gym. The Negaunee Miners ended their regular season 15-5 .
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Ishpeming Hematites (57-44) on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball team will host the Norway-Vulcan Knights. Join Jesse Anderson and Brady Guilbault for all the action. The Honor Credit Union Pre-game Show will start around 7:00pm and the game will follow at 7:30pm on Sunny.FM.
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