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Esko sweeps rival Cloquet


September 27, 2019

Dan Saletel

Esko's Zoie Johnson fires a shot past Cloquet defender Emerson Rock during Tuesday's match between the Eskomos and the Lumberjacks in Cloquet. Esko won in a sweep.

After losing two sets earlier this year to Esko, Cloquet was hoping to rebound Tuesday night as the Eskomos and the Lumberjacks met in a cross- town rivalry match at the Cloquet Middle School.

Esko defeated Cloquet 2-0 in the North Branch Tournament less than two weeks ago and continued with their impressive season as they defeated Cloquet 25-17, 25-21, and 25-16 to improve to 13-4 overall on the season. The host Lumberjacks saw their season record drop to 6-10.

The Eskomos' losses have all come with top- ranked teams in the state. The team started fast Tuesday night, picking up the eight p...

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