The Redettes Fall in Season Opener to Escanaba Eskymos 47-38

Warm-ups during Redettes vs Eskymos

Marquette, MIFebruary 10, 2021The Marquette Redettes hosted the traveling Escanaba Eskymos Wednesday night in a girls basketball match-up on Fox Sports Marquette. The Eskymos came out on top in the end with a final score of 47-38

First Half

The game started with a little back and forth with the game quickly becoming tied 5-5.  Mari Bink then took the lead for the Eskymos going to the line and sinking both of her free throws. Fouls were the theme for the Redettes sending the Eskymos to the line quite often. Allowing them to hold and build their lead. Millado was able to attempt to turn the tide for the Redettes putting together a great reverse layup closing the gap, and closing out the 1st quarter, 11-7.

Nicole Kamin opened up scoring for the 2nd quarter for the Eskymos with a pair of free throws adding to their lead. The Redettes were able to answer with a couple buckets of their own bringing the score to 15-12. Carney Salo had a big game coming off of the bench and really took over the game in the first half building the Eskymo lead heading into halftime.

Halftime 23-17

Escanaba came to town to face the Marquette Redettes

Second Half

Maria Millado started off the second half strong scoring quickly for the Redettes. However the Eskymo offense would not be silenced as the continued to build their lead throughout the 3rd quarter of play. Mari Bink had a big time 3-pointer bringing the Escanaba lead to 27-19. The Redettes would not take this lying down as Brooklyn Michelin landed a shot from behind the arc. It proved not to be enough to stop the Eskymos as they tacked on to their lead 31-22.

Rayna Warchock started the 4th quarter with a bang, landing a 3-pointer to bring Marquette within 10 points.  Marquette tried to keep up the pace with Millado landing a 3-point play the hard way making the score 35-28. Mari Bink would put and end to the hopeful Redette comeback by landing a couple shots of her own from downtown and solidifying the Eskymo win.

Final 47-38

Player Of The Game: Nicole Kamin G/F, Escanaba

The Redettes are back in action as they travel to face the Flivvers of Kingsford on 2/12/2021. Pre-game 6:30. Tip-off 7:00 EST. Don’t miss a minute and tune in to Fox Sports Marquette 105.1-99.9.

Listen to the full game broadcast here!