Girls Varsity Basketball
ESCANABA, MI - Escanaba got a career night from Nicole Kamin as they pulled away from Alpena, 61-48, on Friday night. Alpena held the lead for most of the opening quarter until Taylor Ray knocked down a three-pointer to tie the game at 12-12. That shot would spark a 14-0 run for Escanaba that would give them the lead for good.
After leading 31-21 at the half, Escanaba stayed hot to push their lead o 41-26 with 2:15 left in the 3rd. The Wildcats responded by scoring the next six points and a Jenna Leeck shot to cut the Eskmo lead to 41-32. After a Kamin bucket gave Escanaba a 43-32 lead, Allison Urlab trimmed the lead back to single digits with a long jumper. Escanaba would control the rest of the game after a 10-0 run put away the Wildcats. Kamin would finish the night with a career-high 28 points for the Eskymos. Jade Schultz led the Wildcats with 15 points, while Leeck would finish with 10.
Alpena (3-3) host Ogemaw Heights on Monday night.