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By Dwight Cadwell
Pine Knot News Sports 

Bulldogs finish sixth at state


November 16, 2018

Photos by Casey Vilt/Pine Knot News

Players on the Carlton Bulldogs volleyball team celebrate after scoring during their first Class A game at State Thursday, Nov. 8.

The Carlton Bulldogs girls volleyball team made its fifth appearance at the Class A State Tournament last week in St. Paul and they were hoping to do something they failed to do in the past four trips south - get a win and play on Saturday.

"We had a goal to make it to Saturday and to win that elusive first-ever state tournament match and the girls did just that," said longtime head coach Barb Soukkala.

In Thursday's quarterfinal versus Ada-Borup the Bulldogs started fast in the first set, jumping out to a 16-8 lead midway through. But the Cougars responded by outscoring the Bulldogs 19-9...

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