The Daily Globe - Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Midgets score 22 unanswered to beat Miners

 

August 26, 2017

Jason Juno/Daily Globe

Hurley quarterback Isaac DeCarlo tries to avoid the tackle by Gogebic's C.J. Sorensen Friday night at Veterans Memorial Field in Hurley.

HURLEY - For nearly all of the first half, the Hurley-Gogebic game was more than living up to the hype Friday night.

The new-look Midgets looked solid, and the Miners, in their first game since Ironwood joined the Bessemer/Wakefield-Marenisco co-op, looked just as tough.

Hurley, though, took control of the game with 22 unanswered points, including 14 in a crazy final minute, 22 seconds of the first half.

The Midgets won 44-20 in front of a huge crowd.

"It's a big win, we put up 44 on a good team," Hurley coach Scott Erickson said.

Gogebic tied the game at 14 with a 40-yard touchdown pass f...



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