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By Kerry Rodd
Pine Knot News Sports 

Lumberjack girls finish best season in years


February 15, 2019

Dan Saletel / Pine Knot Sports

CEC's Jaxie Pogorelc (19) takes a shot on Eveleth-Gilbert's goalie Rachel Woods (35), looking for another goal during Friday afternoon's matchup in Cloquet.

Weather wreaked havoc with the girls hockey playoffs schedule on Thursday last week, pushing those quarterfinal games to Friday and leaving teams little time to recover for the semi-final round on Saturday. The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls easily handled Eveleth-Gilbert 5-0 at home on Friday, but then struggled offensively on Saturday as they were eliminated by the Duluth Marshall Hilltoppers by a score of 1-0.

"For a coach, anytime things get adjusted, it's a bit unnerving to see how players are going to respond," said CEC head coach Courtney Olin. "Overall, we were very happy with our play...

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