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Cloquet teams sweep a wet Eveleth race


September 20, 2019

Boys cross country runners line up for the start of the race during a very wet meet in Eveleth on September 12. Photos contributed by Jody Lorenz and C.J. Ripp.

The sky threatened the Cloquet girls cross country team and drenched the boys, but both teams raced to firsts in the Class AA boys and girls divisions at the Eveleth Lions Invitational Sept. 12.

While Cloquet senior Jordan Allen won the boys race, the rest of the story was the depth of the Cloquet team. The Lumberjacks had all seven of their runners finish in the top 11.

"I don't think the course conditions bothered our runners because we have practiced in conditions similar to those we experienced last Thursday," said Cloquet coach Chandra Allen. "The cross country team was just eager to...

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