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Cloquet softball off to a strong start among weather woes

 

April 26, 2019

Amber Nichols / Pine Knot Sports

Cloquet gets an out against Esko last week as Olivia Diver flips the ball to shortstop Kiana Bender. The Lumberjacks win over Esko on April 18 was the first game of the season.

The Cloquet girls softball team had to rely on their next-door neighbors, the Eskomos, to finally get a game outside. After recent snow and rain made their home field unusable, the Lumberjacks and Eskomos moved the Cloquet home game to Esko after a heroic effort by the Esko coaching staff and others to make their field playable last Thursday.

The Lumberjacks took the opening game with a win, 10-5, and then followed up with a 9-2 home win on Tuesday over Duluth East.

Against Esko, the 'Jacks scored a single tally in the first inning, and a pair of runs in the second, third, fourth and fifth...



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