It took more than four quarters tonight when the lady L’Anse Purple Hornets came to Ishpeming in a close game but unfortunately lost 55-51 in overtime.
L’Anse stormed out of the gate in the first quarter in the opening minutes but Ishpeming was able to keep the score close by the end of the quarter and by the end of the half the score was 30-28 L’Anse.
In the third quarter the Purple Hornets started to pull away again with an eleven point run but the Hematites were able to keep cutting the lead down to a score of 48-48 at the end of regulation.
The Hematite girls next take on the Munising Mustangs on Tuesday, February 22nd in Munising. Pregame will be 7PM and tip off will be at 7:30PM right here on WRUP 98.3FM.
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