Alyssa Hill, Negaunee Miners girls basketball team overcome slow starts to beat Calumet, 50-35

NEGAUNEE — Sophomore Alyssa Hill and the Negaunee Miners both overcame slow starts as the Miners posted a 50-35 girls basketball victory over visiting Calumet on Thursday night.

Hill scored a game-high 18 points, 13 of those points coming in the second half after Negaunee led just 21-17 at the break.

The Miners, who also trailed 8-7 after one quarter, were ahead 30-25 before a 20-point fourth-quarter outburst insured them the win.

Another Negaunee sophomore, Lilly Nelson, hit a 3-pointer in all four quarters to finish with 12 points, while senior teammate Chloe Norman added 10.

Lizzie Torola paced the Copper Kings with 10 points.

Hill also pulled down a team-high 12 rebounds as she made 7 of 13 shots from the field. Nelson was 4 of 7, all 3-point attempts.

Senior Breanne Giotto led Negaunee with four steals, while Norman had a team-high three assists.

Next up for the Miners is another home game against Ishpeming on Tuesday evening.

Information compiled by Journal Sports Editor Steve Brownlee. His email address is sbrownlee@miningjournal.net.


Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)

Starting at $4.75/week.

Subscribe Today