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Baseball teams wrap up season


August 6, 2021

Dan Saletel

Esko coaches Jordan Balow (left) and Tyler Peterson look on as Owen Wilson pitches for The Esko Junior Legion team earlier this 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."


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