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Carlton wins 7A crown, dismantles Deer River in three


November 9, 2018

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The Bulldogs volleyball team and coaches celebrate Saturday after winning the 7A Section crown and realizing they were on their way to the state tournament this week. The Bulldogs played their first game at state Thursday afternoon as this issue of the Pine Knot News went to press.

HIBBING-The Carlton Bulldogs are making another trip to state volleyball tournament this week after a convincing 3-0 win over the Deer River Warriors in last Saturday's Section 7A championship match.

The final lasted less than an hour at Lincoln Elementary Gymnasium, with Carlton winning games one and two 25-15 and 25-19, and the final game 25-9.

"I didn't see them nervous at all out there today. Even when they got behind early in that second game, I didn't see them get rattled. This group just doesn't do that," observed Carlton head coach Barb Soukkala. "They kept playing, they kept...

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