Copper Kings top Miners in battle of top-five teams

Copper Kings top Miners in battle of top-five teams

CALUMET — The Copper Kings showed why they are the defending champions of Class C girls basketball as they topped the Miners at home 57-43. Hailey Wickstrom and Clara Loukus scored 14 each for Calumet. Aleda Johnson had 22 for Negaunee. In Marquette, the Redettes dispatched of Houghton 62-53, thanks to Amber Huebner and her 26 points. Also, it was the Redmen getting the comeback win on the ice at Lakeview Arena, 3-2 over Hancock. Here are the highlights and other scores from across the Upper Peninsula:

GIRLS HS BASKETBALL
Escanaba 37 Kingsford 46
Westwood 47 Iron Mountain 50
Munising 38 Forest Park 47

BOYS HS BASKETBALL
North Central 64 Menominee 60
Superior Central 57 Rapid River 59
Iron Mountain 60 Escanaba 54
Norway 58 Gwinn 37
Calumet 57 Chassell 50
Houghton 56 Jeffers 35
Republic-Michigamme 47 Lake Linden-Hubbell 62
Ewen-Trout Creek 59 Dollar Bay 50
Forest Park 57 North Dickinson 41
Mid-Peninsula 56 Bark River-Harris 58
Carney-Nadeau 44 Munising 51