Negaunee, Michigan December 29th, 2015 – The Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball team hosted the Manistique Emeralds on this cold winter night. Jesse Anderson and was there to bring you all the exciting action from the U.P. Press Box LIVE on Sunny.FM.
Jay Lori was first to score tonight to give the Negaunee Miners the early lead against the Manistique Emeralds. The Miners continued to outscore the Emeralds early in the quarter to lead 10-4 at the halfway mark of the quarter. The Manistique Emeralds were able to keep a good pace with the Miners, but the Negaunee Miners pulled away at the end of the quarter to lead 24-13 with a buzzing beating 3 point from Tyler Ryan.
Dre Tuominen started the second quarter with a basket to give the Miners a 26-13 lead over the Emeralds. The Negaunee Miners continued to dominate in the second quarter and with 5 minutes left had 10-0 run to lead 34-13. The Miners maintained a decent lead throughout the second quarter, but the Emeralds ended the quarter on a 12-0 run to trail 45-29.
The Manistique Emeralds had all the momentum to start the third quarter and tighten the Negaunee Miners lead to 48-32. The Negaunee Miners found some fire in the third quarter and widened their lead by 21 points 57-36. The Negaunee Miners could not be stopped and had an impressive lead 70-40 over the Manistique Emeralds to end the quarter.
The Negaunee Miners continued to dominate in the fourth quarter and maintained a 74-40 lead early. The Negaunee Miners and the Manistique Emeralds sent in the second string to finish the game and every Negaunee Miner player were able to score points. The Miners were able to maintain a sizable lead and won 92-43 against the Manistique Emeralds.
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Manistique Emeralds (92-43) on Sunny.FM.
Join Jesse Anderson and Brady Guilbault on Tuesday January 5th, 2016 as the Negaunee Miners travel to Houghton, Michigan for their first game of the New Year against the Houghton Gremlins. 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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