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Baseball teams wrap up season

The summer baseball season came to a close over the weekend as Esko fell in the championship game of the Junior Legion baseball tournament and Cloquet dropped its first two games in the VFW tournament over the


Esko wins way to finals

Esko opened play Tuesday, July 27, in Ely with a 6-3 victory over Taconite. Leading the offensive charge for Esko were Sam Haugen and Ty Christensen, who had three and two hits respectively.

"Those two guys carried our offense," said Esko coach Jordan Balow. "The pair also added a total of four runs batted in for us."

On the mound Esko relied on Cale Haug...