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By Kerry Rodd
Pine Knot News Sports 

Cloquet powers to win over Hilltoppers

 

February 22, 2019

Photo courtesy of Shelley Robideaux

The Cloquet boys varsity basketball team has just two games left in their regular season, but things are coming together at the right time for the 11-11 team.

It isn't often that a high school basketball team has three players scoring 20 points or more in a game, but that is exactly what happened in Cloquet's 98-60 win over Duluth Marshall Tuesday night. Sophomore Adam Schneider led the 'Jacks scoring barrage with 28 points while both Markus Pokornowski and Nick Flynn had 20 points apiece.

The Lumberjacks raced out to a 48-36 halftime lead and never looked back against the Hilltoppers.

"It was an up-and-down-the-floor type of game and there was not much defense played in the first half," said Cloquet coach Steve Battaglia. "We had seven kids out...



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