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By Kerry Rodd
Pine Knot Sports 

Lumberjacks ousted from section playoffs


June 7, 2019

Cloquet catcher Jake Huhta almost gets the Hibbing runner out during Thursday's home playoff game, which the 'Jacks won 6-5.

The Cloquet Lumberjacks baseball team bowed out of the Section 7AAA tournament on Saturday with a 4-2 loss to the Chisago Lakes Wildcats in a game played in Cloquet. Prior to the loss the Lumberjacks downed Hibbing 6-5 on Thursday in a second-round game also played at Ed Mettner Field in Cloquet.

Against Hibbing the Lumberjacks found themselves trailing 2-0 after one inning, but then responded with two runs in the second and three in the third inning to go up 5-3 after three innings only to have the Blue Jackets fight back to tie the game with a pair of runs of their own in the fourth innin...

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