Kennedy Ice Arena, Trenton, MI – February 10, 2021, 5:30pm
The Washtenaw United High School Girls’ Hockey Team restarted their season with a 4-1 victory against Downriver United. The victory marked the first win in program history, improving the team’s record to 1-1-0 on the season. The two teams last played on November 5th, 2020, with Downriver skating away with a 3-1 win. The season had been shutdown shortly after the November 5th game due to COVID restrictions, until practices were allowed to restart on January 16th. This was the first game back for both teams after games were allowed to resume by the Michigan Department of Health on February 8th.
Washtenaw came out to a quick start in the first period, outshooting Downriver 10-5, however the first period closed with no scoring from either side. At 2:18 into the second period, Jillian Eggleson (Dexter, ’22) opened the scoring on the power play with a shot from the left point, thanks to a screen in front of the Downriver goaltender