THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Maroon Girls Stand Strong With 3 Post Season Wins
Issue Date: March 15, 2019
Kingsley In Post
The Menominee Maroons and Kingsley needed some additional time to find a winner on the Division II, Region 9 semifinal on Monday, and the Maroons made the most of it, winning 47-45 in Cheboygan.
The win, which was obtained only after a heated overtime battle, was keyed by some great rebounding by Sarah Barrette. She did her part in stopping the Kingsley shooter while leading her team in free throw with three completed.
With less than a few minuted left in the game Kingsley tied things up at 34-34. at the 30 second mark in the final frame Kingsley met the 38 point Menominee lead to send the game into overtime.
The teams were tied 38 at the end of regulation. Emma Anderson finished with 21 points to lead the way for Menominee, while Jenna Nolde had 10 and Makenzie Wellner added six.
The Menominee Maroon girls won their first district title in five years with their defeat of the Gladstone Braves Thursday night, 63-47.
The resounding win was built upon a great start by Menominee's Emma Anderson who found her way to a 10 first quarter points. Those 10 points played a big part in the 16-12 first half lead.
After the intermission the Braves whittled away at the lead, reducing it to 32-27 before the Maroons kicked it into gear and began piling on the scores eventually building a 45-36 fourth quarter lead.
Anderson led the Maroons with 22 points on the night. Teammate Wellner added 12 points while Jenna Nolde gave her Maroons a 10 point push.
Down Escanaba in
The Menominee Maroons were able to fight there way through the District semi-final round of the Michigan Post season playoffs by defeating the Eskimos by way of a 56-45 readout.
The two teams stayed neck and neck for most of the first half. Menominee, behind a few buckets from Emma Anderson and erin Barrette found themselves ahead 8-4 in the early minutes before Escanaba errand fire and met them at 11-10 with Menominee keeping the edge.
With a few minuted before the intermission the Menominee girl had found a way to get a sizable lead built, controlling the boards at 21-10.
After the intermission, what appeared to be starting as an evenly match contest, defended into a blowout as the Maroons found themselves ahead 44-25.
By games end Anderson led the way for the Maroons with 20 points. Barrette posted 18 points while Hofer got six.