Eskymos 5, Blue Devils 4

Randy Russon
February 18, 2021

Sault High Blue Devils have yet to pass a road test in the early going of the Michigan high school hockey schedule.

The Blue Devils came up just short on Wednesday, dropping a 5-4 decision to the Escanaba Eskymos.

Sault High will have another road test on Saturday afternoon when it travels to Big Rapids for a 2 p.m. start.

The Blue Devils trailed 1-0 and 3-1 against Escanaba and rallied to tie the game at 3-3 before the final 5-4 score.

Nick Gerrie, captain Jack Swan, Nick Cicco and Alex French scored for Sault High, which now has a 1-2 record from one home ice win and two road losses through three outings.

Upcoming, the Blue Devils Saturday afternoon game at Big Rapids will be broadcast live on local radio station Eagle 95.1 beginning with the pre-game show with Tim Ellis and Clayton Ellis at 1:45 p.m.

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