Sports Snapshots

Gwinn’s Brook Mannor, front, drives for a layup attempt as Negaunee’s Aleda Johnson defends during a high school basketball game on Thursday night at the Modeltowners’ gym. (Journal photo by Rachel Oakley)
Northern Michigan University’s Sami Salminen, left, and Lake Superior State’s Diego Cuglietta watch the puck, just below Cuglietta’s face, during a faceoff on Jan. 7 at the Berry Events Center in Marquette. (Journal photo by Rachel Oakley)
Ishpeming-Negaunee’s Mariel Morton does the backstroke during a high school swimming and diving meet against Manistique last Monday afternoon at Negaunee High School. (Journal photo by Rachel Oakley)
Marquette’s Kiah Staley practices her moves on the beam during a break at a high school gymanstics meet held at Negaunee High School on Thursday. (Journal photo by Rachel Oakley)
Baraga’s Carsyn Osterman, left, puts up a shot over Chassell’s Jenna Pietila last Monday night in Chassell. (Houghton Daily Mining Gazette photo by Paul Peterson)
Gwinn’s Ryan Johnson, top, grapples with Negaunee’s Mike Pizziola during a match at the Marquette County Meet high school wrestling event held Tuesday at Marquette Senior High School. (Journal photo by Rachel Oakley)

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Jan. 7-12