Iron Mountain falls to Pewamo-Westphalia 43-7

11/23/2019 | Game Recap | By Bryce Derouin

T he ratio of spectators was 2:1 in favor of Iron Mountain. There were those who made the 80-mile drive to support their team, and a Yooper contingent who adopted the Mountaineers as its own, which is tradition for UP teams that make a state semifinal appearance in Marquette.

But given the controversial events that led to Pewamo-Westphalia edging Iron Mountain in March’s state basketball final, there was added intrigue. The UP yearned for revenge, and the Superior Dome would be the stage for a state semifinal that promised to be an emotionally-charged affair.

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