By Scott Nason
“The Game” ESPN 1400
E.J. Suggitt scored 26 points on Friday night, as the Rudyard Bulldogs boys varsity basketball team improved to 5-0 on the season, knocking off Sault High for the second time in two weeks, 60-51, in Straits Area Conference play at the Harris Kahl Gymnasium. Rudyard will host Manistique on Saturday while the Sault (1-4) is at home to Alpena. You can hear that game on 1230 WSOO with Scott Nason and Ray Bell, starting with the pregame show around 2:45 p.m.
In other boys’ basketball from Friday night, Brimley earned their first win of the season, as they defeated Pickford, 54-44 in an Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference game at the Karl Parker Gymnasium. Brimley (1-2) is at Newberry on Monday, while Pickford (1-3) is at Alanson on Monday. St. Ignace improved to 3-2 on the season as they earned an 82-55 win at home over DeTour. St. Ignace will host Rudyard on Monday night. DeTour (1-3) is at Engadine on Wednesday. Cheboygan improved to 4-0 in the Straits Area Conference, as they knocked off Newberry on the road, 55-49. Newberry (1-4) is home to Brimley on Monday.
Girls’ basketball on Saturday sees Marquette at St. Ignace and Pickford traveling to Gaylord.
Sault High (1-1) is at Big Rapids on Saturday in high school hockey.
We will recap all the week’s action in high school basketball, along with Lake Superior State University athletics, and other local, regional, and national sports Monday night on “The Game”. You can hear the show live on ESPN 1400 every Monday night from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. We also podcast the show at thegamesportsshow.podbean.com.
SAC Boys Basketball Standings
Cheboygan (4-0) SAC (4-1) Overall
Rudyard (3-0) SAC (5-0) Overall
St. Ignace (1-2) SAC (3-2) Overall
Sault (1-3) SAC (1-4) Overall
Newberry (0-4) SAC (1-4) Overall
EUPC Boys Basketball Standings
Rudyard (3-0) EUPC (5-0) Overall
Cedarville (2-1) EUPC (2-2) Overall
Newberry (1-1) EUPC (1-4) Overall
Engadine (0-0) EUPC (1-1) Overall
Brimley (1-2) EUPC (1-2) Overall
Pickford (1-3) EUPC (1-2) Overall
DeTour (1-2) EUPC (1-3) Overall
SAC Girls Basketball Standings
Sault (4-0) SAC (5-0) Overall
St. Ignace (2-1) SAC (3-2) Overall
Cheboygan (2-2) SAC (3-2) Overall
Newberry (1-3) SAC (1-5) Overall
Rudyard (0-3) SAC (2-3) Overall
EUPC Girls Basketball Standing
Pickford (3-0) EUPC (3-0) Overall
Engadine (1-0) EUPC (2-2) Overall
Cedarville (2-1) EUPC (3-1) Overall
Rudyard (2-1) EUPC (2-3) Overall
Newberry (1-2) EUPC (1-5) Overall
Brimley (0-2) EUPC (0-2) Overall
DeTour (0-3) EUPC (0-3) Overall