By: Tyler Korby, Pine Journal
Barnum (1-2) bagged its lone win at Pine City last week, yet the Bombers were swept Tuesday evening against host Onamia.
Carlton (1-0) carded a season-opening sweep over Deer River last week, as the Bulldogs buried the visiting Warriors with ease.
Cromwell-Wright (0-3) remains winless, yet the Cardinals battled host Mountain Iron-Buhl Tuesday night in a five-set defeat.
Cloquet (1-1) couldn’t keep up with unbeaten Grand Rapids Tuesday, as the Lumberjacks lost after their sweep of Duluth East.
Esko (1-0) edged Hermantown in five sets to start their season last week. The Eskomos enter Polar League play starting today, Sept. 5.
Fond du Lac Ojibwe opens its year Friday, Sept. 6, as the Ogichidaa hosts Red Storm under 30th-year Coach Dale Sautbine.
Moose Lake-Willow River (1-0) ran past host Hinckley-Finlayson last week in a swift three-game sweep.
South Ridge (1-1) ran with defending section champion North Woods in a five-set loss last week, while also sweeping McGregor.
Wrenshall (1-1) won in sweeping fashion Tuesday over visiting Lakeview Christian Academy, a third time in as many tries.
FDLTCC (0-1) found the short end of a sweep at Vermilion Community College last week in Ely, Minn., to begin their season.