ENGADINE — Round 3 between a span of Eastern UP Conference rivals valid to be a defensive battle.
Newberry outlasted Brimley 34-33 to constraint a Division 4 girls basketball district final Friday night.
After bursting dual unchanging deteriorate games, a third assembly was tighten all a approach between evenly-matched teams. The Indians led 8-4 after a initial quarter, though a Bays rallied to take a 15-12 corner by halftime.
“We couldn’t get anything going early and it continued all game,” Brimley manager Matt Bathey said. “Our invulnerability was a splendid mark and kept us close….but we only couldn’t strike a shot.”
The Indians outscored a Bays 8-3 again in a third entertain to lead 20-18. Newberry hold off a Bays down a stretch.
Newberry converted 17-of-30 giveaway throws in a game, including 10-of-18 in a fourth quarter.
Adrian Depew led a approach with 10 points forr a Indians (12-10). Adrika Tomica combined 7 points and Bailey Zellar had six.
Victoria Aikens and Kendra Carrick scored 9 points each, while Tommissa Archambeault and Abigail LaRue had 6 points every for a Bays (13-8).
“There was positively no upsurge to a diversion with 52 giveaway throws being shot,” Bathey said. “I’m really unapproachable how we kept fighting. Our kids could have given adult countless times be they didn’t and I’m unapproachable of that and a deteriorate that they put together.”
Newberry advances to play Mackinaw City in a informal semifinal during 7:30 in Pellston Monday night.
BRIMLEY 3 12 3 15 — 33
NEWBERRY 8 4 8 14 — 34
BRIMLEY — Blake 1, Archambeau 6, McGuire 2, LaRue 6, Aikens 9, Carrick 9. FT: 9-22; F: 17; 3PFG: 2 (Carrick 2).
NEWBERRY — Zellar 6, Depew 10, Smart 3, Tomica 7, Grigg 4, Ducsay 2, Pavey 2. FT: 17-30; F: 17; 3PFG: 1 (Tomica).