Prep report: Hermantown boys, Denfeld girls still unbeatenSpencer Johnson and Calvin Johnson scored goals in the first 12 minutes to give Hermantown an early lead and goalkeeper Mitch Ryks recorded 14 saves to preserve the 2-1 win over Duluth Denfeld in a Lake Superior Conference high school boys soccer game Tuesday at Hermantown.
By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune
Spencer Johnson and Calvin Johnson scored goals in the first 12 minutes to give Hermantown an early lead and goalkeeper Mitch Ryks recorded 14 saves to preserve the 2-1 win over Duluth Denfeld in a Lake Superior Conference high school boys soccer game Tuesday at Hermantown.
The fifth-ranked Hawks improved to 7-0 overall and atop the LSC at 4-0.
Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 6, Hibbing 1
Jim Peterson scored two of the host Lumberjacks’ five second-half goals in the nonconference win.
Peterson’s goals came one minute apart in the final 10 minutes as CEC (8-1-1) extended its winning streak to four.
Duluth Denfeld 2, Hermantown 2
Mackenzie Herzig followed Melissa Madison’s 69th-minute penalty kick a minute later with the tying goal as the Hawks overcame a two-goal deficit in the LSC contest at Public Schools Stadium.
Emily DesMarais and Leah Hamm scored in the first half to give the Hunters (5-0-3, 4-0-1) a 2-0 advantage.
Hibbing 3, Cloquet 2
Samantha Argir scored her second goal of the game in the fourth minute of overtime to give the Bluejackets the nonconference win at home.
Proctor 5, Grand Rapids 1
Reilly Fawcett finished off a four-goal first half with a pair of goals to lead the Rails to the nonconference home win and extend the Thunderhawks’ winless streak to six.
Duluth Denfeld 3, Duluth Marshall 0
McKenzie Klaas had 14 kills and the visiting Hunters staved off the Hilltoppers in an LSC match. Denfeld won the first two games before needing to win 15-8 in the fifth game to stay undefeated at 3-0 in the conference.
Greenway 3, Deer River 0
The Raiders rebounded from losing their first match in the championship of the Crosby-Ironton Invitational over the weekend to knock off the host Warriors.
Esko boys and girls sweep
Esko won Class A team and individual titles in Tuesday’s Northwestern Invitational at Norwood Golf Course in Lake Nebagamon.
Esko senior Jackson Lindquist was first in the boys 5,000-meter race in 17 minutes, 15 seconds and junior Kallyn Knutson led the girls in 15:32 for 4,000 meters.
In Class AA, Superior junior Leah Holmes won the girls race in 15:07 and Bloomer senior John Vodacek was first in the boys race in 16:21. The team winners were the Superior girls and Northwestern boys.