Upset bids fall short for NMU women’s and men’s basketball teams

Upset bids fall short for NMU women’s and men’s basketball teams

MARQUETTE — The Lady Wilcats’ Darby Youngstrom tied her career high with 17 points but a late surge by Saginaw Valley State gave the Cardinals a 70-54 win on Thursday night. The men led their game midway through the second half but their upset bid fell short as they lost 83-79 to SVSU. Naba Echols scored a career-high 31 points. Here are the highlights and other scores from across the Upper Peninsula:

GIRLS HS BASKETBALL
Watersmeet 43 Republic-Michigamme 30

BOYS HS BASKETBALL
Negaunee 46 Norway 33
Ishpeming 59 Gwinn 39
Big Bay de Noc 47 North Central 87
North Dickinson 55 Kingsford 52
Baraga 60 Lake Linden-Hubbell 83
Chassell 47 Ewen-Trout Creek 81

HS HOCKEY
Calumet 4 Escanaba 2