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By Kerry Rodd
Pine Knot News Sports 

Lumberjacks peaking for playoffs


May 17, 2019

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Cloquet catcher Nick Baker goes for the tag as a Denfeld player tries to slide into home in a May 7 game in Cloquet. Denfeld won 8-5.

The Cloquet boys baseball team made the two-hour trip to Princeton Friday night and promptly handed the Tigers a 5-3 loss as the ‘Jacks picked up their fifth win on the season.

“The boys have been playing better of late,” said Cloquet head coach Rick Norrgard. “We really had a tough stretch when we played seven games in eight days, which is very difficult for a high school pitching staff.”

Sophomore pitcher Cade Anderson had a big day on the mound, pitching Cloquet to the win.

“Cade threw well against Princeton with six innings and zero earned runs,” Norrgard said. “He leads...

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