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Cloquet set for playoffs


July 26, 2019

Dan Saletel

Cloquet VFW's Joe Baker pitches during the opening innings against the West Duluth during Monday night's matchup in Cloquet.

The Cloquet VFW baseball team finished its regular season Tuesday with a disappointing loss to Proctor, but second-year coach Greg Thompson said the young team has continued to improve.

"We wanted to improve from last season and we did just that - finishing the regular season with a 6-14 record," Thompson said.

The team split a doubleheader with West Duluth Monday. Joe Baker pitched the team to an 11-7 win in the first game, but the Cloquet team dropped the second game by a score of 7-3.

Numbers were a challenge this year.

"We had to pull up three eighth-graders this year to fill out our co...

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