Lady Wildcats stun Lady Huskies, NMU men fall to MTU

Lady Wildcats stun Lady Huskies, NMU men fall to MTU

MARQUETTE — A lay-up by junior guard Bre Gaspervich with less than five seconds to go put the Northern Michigan women’s basketball team ahead to an upset win over the Michigan Tech women’s basketball team 71-69 Monday night at the Berry Events Center.

Gaspervich finished with a team-high 21 points. Freshman guard Darby Youngstrom chipped in with 19 points and six rebounds. Senior center Kylie Moxley lead all scorers with 27 points. Senior forward Danielle Blake finished with 19 points, but her shot at the buzzer fell short to send the game into overtime.

As for the men, it was the Huskies over the Wildcats 69-56. Freshman forward Kyle Monroe led the way for MTU with 19 points. Sophomore guard Jordan Perez scored 16 for the Wildcats, who couldn’t overcome a 40-26 first-half deficit.

Here are the highlights and other scores from across the Upper Peninsula:

GIRLS HS BASKETBALL
Calumet 38 Hancock 33
Houghton 63 L’Anse 43
Ishpeming 46 Iron Mountain 54
Gwinn 63 Manistique 48
Republic-Michigamme 22 Ontonagon 44
Bark River-Harris 67 North Central 33
North Dickinson 55 Superior Central 51
Big Bay de Noc 19 Munising 91
Norway 43 Stephenson 51

BOYS HS BASKETBALL
Gladstone 52 Big Bay de Noc 52