Cloquet takes second at conference meetAlthough both the Lumberjacks boys and girls teams were favorites in Tuesday’s Lake Superior Conference championships at Bromberg Field, both Cloquet teams came in second.
By: Tyler Korby, Pine Journal
Although both the Lumberjacks boys and girls teams were favorites in Tuesday’s Lake Superior Conference championships at Bromberg Field,
Cloquet came up short. The boys ended up 2½ points shy of champion
Duluth Denfeld and the Cloquet girls came in 12½ points short of
The third-place Ashland Oredockers supplied the top performances of the meet. Senior Bryce Miller set meet marks in winning the 1,600 and 3,200, while junior Anthony Litersky also set records in the 300 hurdles (40.72 seconds) and triple jump (43, feet, 7 inches), soaring 10 inches farther than eventual Class A state champion Eric Miklausich of Duluth Marshall did last year.
Hermantown set the only conference record of the day for the girls in the 1,600 relay. The foursome of Kyla Kaspszak, Natalie Stauber, Kianna Hren and Lyla Abukhodair raced to the line in 4:06.92 to break the Hawks’ 2004 mark and hold off runner-up Cloquet by more than a second.