Iron Mountain falls to Pewamo-Westphalia in emotional final

3/16/2019 | Game Recap | By Bryce Derouin
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East Lansing

I t will go down as one of the most controversial endings in state finals history. Boos filled the Breslin Center. Some Iron Mountain players chose not to wear their runner-up medals as they watched Pewamo-Westphalia hoist the Division 3 state title through tear-filled eyes.

Bucky Johnson’s 18 seconds of silence when asked about the dramatic conclusion during the postgame press conference was perhaps a fitting representation for how every Iron Mountain supporter felt in the immediate moments following Saturday’s 53-52 loss to P-W: disbelief. 

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