Esko beats Central, Cloquet
Esko coach Sue Northey cleared the bench on Friday night in the Eskomos 78-46 thumping of Duluth Central. The Eskomos were so devastating in the first half that they took a 44-12 lead into the locker room at the intermission break. "We played a v...
Esko coach Sue Northey cleared the bench on Friday night in the Eskomos 78-46 thumping of Duluth Central.
The Eskomos were so devastating in the first half that they took a 44-12 lead into the locker room at the intermission break.
"We played a very solid first half," said Esko coach Sue Northey. "Our second half was average. We had the opportunity to play a lot of kids, which is nice at our first home game."
Eleven different Eskomos entered the scoring column with Ashley Langila, Kelli Rengo and Jessica Bergstedt scoring 12, 11 and 10 points, respectively.
Lea'ola Fields and Sami Vezina both had 14 points in leading the Trojans on the scoreboard.
Also scoring for Esko were Sami Mattson with nine, Jade Baxley and Amber Jubie each had eight points, Amber Ryan and Kayla Jenkins both finished with six, Roz Chromy added five, Ashley Ojala had two points and Kaycee Knutson scored a point.
Jessica Montgomery added nine points for the Trojans and was the only other player for Central who recorded more than three points on the night.
- Tuesday night the Lumberjacks hosted Esko and the Eskomos rode a 15 point effort from Kelli Rengo to a 59-42 victory of Cloquet.
Esko led 27-25 at halftime, but a stronger effort on defense in the second half held the Lumberjacks to just 17 second half points as the Eskomos pulled away to the win.
Joining Rengo on the scoreboard were; Ashley Langila with nine, Sami Mattson had eight, Roz Chromy finished with six, Jessica Bergstedt added four, while Jamie Rust, Jade Baxley, Amber Jubie, Ashley Ojala and Amber Ryan all recorded two points.
Cloquet got a 14 point effort from Kami Diver, Jes Vork finished with eight, it was seven for Hannah Roy, Nishah Dupuis and Jill Rosenthal each finished with four points, Laura Wappes added three and Taylor Sautbine had a pair of points.