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Eskomos triumph over Cardinals in Polar League battle


February 1, 2019

Photos by Dan Saletel / Pine Knot Sports

Esko's Payton Wefel (20) crashes through Cromwell's defenders Cameron Cahoon (32) and Marcus Porcernich (1) on a shot at the basket during Friday night's matchup in Esko.

The Esko Eskomos and the Cromwell-Wright Cardinals battled Friday night to see who might end up with the Polar League title. The Eskomos came out on top 54-46.

The matchup featured two of the best teams in the league and the Cardinals were searching for their first victory over Esko in several years. The Eskomos started fast while Cromwell-Wright struggled in the early going. The Eskomos jumped out to an early lead and never looked back.

"We thought we had a great chance of beating them this year," Cardinals head coach Bill Pocernich said. "But they started off shooting the ball really well...

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