Negaunee Boys Basketball with Wayne Johnson on Sunny 101.9 WKQS.
Negaunee, Michigan — Negaunee breaks the game open with a deep 3-pointer to take an early 3-0 lead. After a Superior Central turnover the Miners jump out to a 7-0 lead. Midway through the first quarter, Negaunee jumps to a 1-3-1 zone as they hold a 9-0 lead. With 2:05 left in the first quarter the Miners are up 14-4.
After a quarter it’s the Negaunee defense turning turnovers into points as they jump out to an early lead.
Negaunee: 19 Superior Central: 6
The Cougars get on the board first in the second quarter, converting on a lay-up to make it 19-8. With six minutes to go in the second quarter the Miners are up 21-8. With 4:30 left in the second quarter it’s the Miners holding a 23-12 edge. Negaunee is keeping the pressure up on defense as they jump out to a 32-12 lead. Negaunee ends the first half on a 14-2 run.
Negaunee turned the heat up on defense and attacked the offensive glass to pad their lead in the second quarter.
Negaunee: 37 Superior Central: 14
A minute into the third quarter Negaunee holds a 38-16 lead over the Cougars. After a free throw the Miners extend their lead to 43-16. After a dunk from Weaver, it’s Negaunee holding a 49-16 edge. The Miners have emptied their bench as they keep adding to their lead at 54-20.
Negaunee: 57 Superior Central: 20
To start the fourth quarter the Miners empty their bench as the starters rest. Negaunee gets a pair of free throws as they hold a 60-24 lead. The Cougars generate some offense late as they close the gap. Negaunee still holds onto a 64-35 lead.
Negaunee keeps the heat up all game as they cruise in their home opener to improve to 2-0 on the season. Superior Central drops to 1-1
Negaunee: 66 Superior Central: 41