By Scott Nason
“The Game” ESPN 1400
The Sault High Blue Devil girls’ basketball team saw their 27 game winning streak come to an end Monday night at Marquette, as they fell to the Redettes in overtime, 56-49. Sault High (11-1) will be at Newberry on Thursday.
In other girls’ basketball from Monday night, Cedarville stayed in contention for the Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference title, as they topped DeTour, 65-25. Cedarville (8-2) is home to Engadine on Wednesday. DeTour (0-9) is home to Harbor Light Christian on Friday. St. Ignace won their sixth game in a row, as they routed Rudyard, 73-24. St. Ignace (10-3) is at Cheboygan on Tuesday night. Rudyard (8-4) is at Pickford on Tuesday. You can hear that game on the EUP Game of the Week, on Country 105 with Scott Nason, starting with the pregame show around 7:00 p.m. With a win tonight, Rudyard would clinch the EUP Conference title.
In boys’ basketball from Monday night, EJ Suggitt scored 30 points leading Rudyard over St. Ignace, 91-58. Rudyard (11-2) will be at Cheboygan on Thursday. With a win, the Bulldogs will clinch first place in the Straits Area Conference, to go along with their EUP Conference title. St. Ignace (7-5) is at Cheboygan on Tuesday. DeTour topped Cedarville on the road, 63-45. DeTour (4-6) is at Brimley on Tuesday night. Cedarville (6-5) is at Engadine on Wednesday.
Sault High is home to Newberry on Tuesday night in boys’ basketball. You can hear that game on 1230 WSOO with Dave Watson and Ray Bell, starting with the tip-off show around 7:00 p.m.
The Sault High Blue Devil hockey team will start their regionals tonight as the take on Tawas at 7:00 p.m. If the Blue Devils win they will face Alpena on Thursday at Tawas. You can hear that game on 1230 WSOO with Dave Watson, starting with the pregame show at 4:45 p.m.
You can hear more about local sports, along with regional and national sports on Monday night’s edition of “The Game” on ESPN 1400. Special guests include Steve Habusta and Aliah Robertson, from the Sault High girls swimming and diving team, who won their first ever U.P. State Championship over the weekend. You can hear the show at The Game 3-15-21 (podbean.com).
SAC Boys Basketball Standings
Rudyard (5-0) SAC (11-2) Overall
Cheboygan (5-1) SAC (6-2) Overall
St. Ignace (2-4) SAC (7-5) Overall
Sault (2-5) SAC (4-9) Overall
Newberry (1-5) SAC (6-7) Overall
EUPC Boys Basketball Standings
Rudyard (6-0) EUPC (11-2) Overall
Newberry (5-1) EUPC (6-7) Overall
Cedarville (5-2) EUPC (6-5) Overall
DeTour (4-4) EUPC (4-6) Overall
Brimley (3-5) EUPC (4-6) Overall
Pickford (2-7) EUPC (2-10) Overall
Engadine (0-6) EUPC (2-8) Overall
SAC Girls Basketball Standings
Sault (6-0) SAC (11-1) Overall
St. Ignace (3-2) SAC (10-3) Overall
Rudyard (2-4) SAC (8-4) Overall
Cheboygan (2-4) SAC (3-4) Overall
Newberry (1-4) SAC (6-6) Overall
EUPC Girls Basketball Standings
Rudyard (6-1) EUPC (8-4) Overall
Cedarville (7-2) EUPC (8-2) Overall
Pickford (6-2) EUPC (7-4) Overall
Newberry (5-2) EUPC (6-6) Overall
Brimley (2-6) EUPC (2-7) Overall
Engadine (1-6) EUPC (4-8) Overall
DeTour (0-8) EUPC (0-9) Overall
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