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Eskomos baseball team fall in section finals


June 14, 2019

Matthew Moses / Pine Knot Sports

Playing in their seventh section 7AA playoff game last Thursday in Proctor, the Esko Eskomos knew it was an uphill battle facing Duluth Marshall. They were right. The two-time defending section champion proved to be too much for Esko to overcome as the Hilltoppers defeated Esko 9-0 to capture a third consecutive section title.

Senior Brent Benson threw a complete game against Esko, giving up only five hits, as his teammates pounded out 11 hits, aided by four Eskomos errors in the nine-run victory.

Esko opened up the section tournament with an opening round 14-2 win over Rush City.

Esko then...

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