Speedgirls stick with No. 1 ranked Vikings for 3 quarters
Jason Juno/Daily Globe
BESSEMER - Bessemer stayed with the Upper Peninsula's top-ranked Class D girls team, Baraga, for three quarters, but the Vikings pulled away for a 42-24 Copper Mountain Conference victory Friday night.
"We had the No. 1 team in the U.P. at our house and we played them solid for three quarters," Bessemer coach Gerry Pelissero said. "I told the girls after the game, 'OK, are you convinced you can play with anybody left on our schedule?' Certainly, we can."
The Speedgirls (2-9, 2-6) returned home after seven straight on the road and won Tuesday over Lake Linden-Hubbell and then pushed the Viki...