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Cook County, Carlton reach Section 7A volleyball final Saturday

The Carlton Bulldogs players let out their excitement during the game Wednesday night versus Cherry. Now the Bulldogs play Cook County in the section championship game Saturday at Denfeld. Spencer Nynas/For the Pine Journal

Meredith Sutton and Linden Sutton each had 10 kills as Cook County remained unbeaten with a 3-0 sweep over Mountain Iron-Buhl in a Section 7A high school volleyball semifinal Wednesday night at Hibbing.

The Vikings (24-0) won 25-15, 26-24, 25-14 to earn a berth in section final against Polar League rival Carlton at 4 p.m. Saturday at Duluth Denfeld.


Macy Belich totaled 16 kills to lead the Bulldogs to a 25-17, 25-21, 25-14 win in the other 7A semifinal at Hibbing.

Look for the story on Saturday's championship game in next Thursday's Pine Journal.