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By Kerry Rodd
Pine Knot Sports 

Eskomos enter playoffs on a winning streak



March 1, 2019

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Esko's Kristy DeMuth (33) goes up for a two point shot against the Cherry Tigers during the Esko Coaches Classic basketball tournament in January.

Esko, Moose Lake-Willow River and Barnum were set to play in the Section 7AA girls basketball tournament Thursday to secure a quarterfinal round game at UMD's Romano Gym on Saturday.

Section 7AA features 16 teams divided into two subsections. Subsection 1 includes Esko, ML-WR, Barnum, Pequot Lakes, Pillager, Crosby-Ironton, Aitkin and Duluth Denfeld. Subsection 2 includes Eveleth-Gilbert, Virginia, Greenway, Proctor, International Falls, Duluth Marshall, Two Harbors and Mesabi East.

The top seed in Subsection 1 is Esko and they played Duluth Denfeld, the No. 8 seed, in the opening round. Th...

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