Gwinn, Michigan– 02/10/16– Our Gwinn ModelTowner Girls basketball team stayed at home this Wednesday night to take on the Manistique Emeralds. It was a hard fought game between the two teams. Unfortunately, Gwinn did take a loss this game. Mike and Justin covered all of the in-game action for you on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1 and 99.9. Also, streamed LIVE at GoToGwinn.com!
The first half of the game was pretty speedy and well played between the two teams. Tori Lauren got her first two points of the game for Gwinn to tie the score right away with the Emeralds in the first quarter. Nichole Usher got a long three pointer for the ModelTowners to tie the score again in the first quarter! Anna Cole, Gwinn, also got her first three pointer of the night. Tiara Taylor put up a nice shot for Gwinn right before the buzzer first quarter to make the score 12-14 with the Emeralds in the lead. ModelTowners started the second quarter off with the basketball and right away Tori Lauren put up a nice two pointer. Brenna Bruce got her share of the action with a three pointer for Gwinn. Tori Lauren, ModelTowner, got a double double in the first half! The score at halftime was 26-26!
The second half of the game had the Girls fighting to keep up with the Emeralds. The ModelTowners had a little bit of a bad night with their free throws this game. 33-44 was the score at the end of three with the Emeralds leading over Gwinn. Tiara Taylor and Tori Lauren were two forces tonight as they both scored a few points for the ModelTowners in the beginning of the fourth quarter. Taylor Innis of the ModelTowners got her first points of the game in the fourth quarter as well. Tori Lauren was fouled out towards the end of the game but she had done her part well for the ModelTowners, like always. Nichole Usher got the last three pointer of the game and the final score was 51-64 with the Emeralds taking the win. Coach wasn’t too happy with the outcome of the game but he said that he will have to do a better job getting the girls ready to play and with that, Gwinn will be able to keep up with the higher ranking teams further down the basketball road. Mike and Justin brought you all of the action on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1 and 99.9. Also, the game was streamed LIVE at GoToGwinn.com!
Final Score: ModelTowners 51, Emeralds 64
Brenna Bruce- 1 rebound, 2 points
Nichole Usher- 6 points, 1 foul
Anna Cole- 7 points, 2 rebounds, 4 fouls
Kia Evans- 2 points, 3 rebounds, 4 fouls
Tiara Taylor- 13 points, 6 rebounds, 3 fouls
Tori Lauren- 19 points, 16 rebounds, 5 fouls
Taylor Innis- 2 points, 1 rebound, 1 foul
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