Blue Devils shutout Indians in season opener

By: Aaron Pyle

         Friday, Sept. 4, the St. Paul Indians opened up the regular season at home against the Sedan Blue Devils. In last season’s home opener, the Indians dominated the Blue Devils 52-14.

         To begin the game, the Devils came out firing in the running game. Four minutes into the third quarter, after driving downfield, Sedan ran in a two-yard touchdown putting up the first points of the contest. Running in the two-point conversion, the Blue Devils led the Indians 8-0.

         The two sides were unable to get anything going offensively in the second as the quarter became a defensive battle. At halftime, the Blue Devils led St. Paul 8-0.

         Sedan opened the third quarter recovering a fumble and returning it to the end zone for 15 yards. The Blue Devils then made the two-point conversion to go up 16-0. After stopping the Indians on offense, Sedan scored on the ensuing drive running in a touchdown for 10-yards after driving down the field with their potent running attack. Sedan once again made the two-point conversion to go up 24-0.

         The Blue Devils would score two more touchdowns from six yards and seven yards opening the lead further. Sedan held the Indians scoreless throughout the game to capture a 38-0 victory over St. Paul.

         St. Paul looks to bounce back from the loss Friday, Sept. 11 against Oswego for the Indians TRL-Homecoming matchup.