ESCANABA — The Eskymo football team won its third straight game Friday night for a 3-0 start to the 2016 season. They defeated Gaylord 27-13 at the Escanaba Athletic Field.
Escanaba struck first with a touchdown pass to Chris Salo but the Eskymos trailed at halftime 7-6 in a half dominated by Gaylord. But the Eskymos came back strong in the third with two touchdowns. Scout Wunder and Logan Carroll both found the end zone for a 20-7 lead.
Gaylord added another but Justin Popelka had already secured the game with a touchdown late in the fourth.
Escanaba travels to Marquette next week to play the Redmen.