Cardinals escape Ironwood with victory
IRONWOOD - Ironwood took Wakefield-Marenisco to the brink of an upset, but the Cardinals counted on a senior to pull out a 52-49 win in a non-conference, Gogebic Range rivalry game at the John Krznarich Gym on Friday night.
With 52.1 seconds left and W-M leading 49-46, Ironwood's Zach Combs, back from a five-week absence with a fractured ankle, dribble drove from the top of the key, bounced off a Cardinal player and shot the ball as he was falling to the right. It was a very tough shot, but it went in and then Combs sank the tying free throw to make it 49-49.
W-M called timeout with 24.0 se...