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By Kerry Rodd
Pine Knot News Sports 

Tenth-ranked Cloquet triumphs in section rematch

 

May 10, 2019

Photos by Jana Peterson / Pine Knot Sports

Cloquet first baseman Allie Wojtysiak throws a ball bunted by Mckenzie Richter of North Branch to second baseman Olivia Diver, who covered first to get the out in the seventh inning Friday at Braun Park in Cloquet.

In a rematch of the Section 7AAA championship last year, the No. 10-ranked Cloquet girls varsity softball team exacted a small bit of revenge over North Branch Friday afternoon when the 'Jacks defeated the Vikings 7-6 in a game they led and then had to fight from behind to win.

Cloquet scored three runs in the first inning on singles by Shelby Peil and Kiana Bender, a two-run double by Olivia Diver and a single by Lucy Sinkkonen. The 'Jacks added a run in the second when Dana Jones singled and scored on an error by the shortstop making the score 4-0 in favor of Cloquet. Jones led off the bo...



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