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ESKO ESKOMOS

The first-ever Cloquet Pine Journal All-Area Softball Team includes players from five different schools in Carlton County.
Makoi brings home a first in the long jump but Mason struggles with hip injury.
Christian Pretasky went the distance for South Ridge, allowing one earned run on three hits.
The freshman pitcher fanned seven and carried a no-hitter into the final frame against the top-seeded Eskomos.

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GNK senior hopes to match earlier performance this week at Minnesota state track meet.
Proctor awaits its assignment for the state tournament, to begin on June 9 in North Mankato.
Mason Perich leads the way with three firsts but younger brother isn’t far behind.
With a batting average of 462 and 23 RBIs and an ERA of 0.58, the Esko junior hopes to lead his to a section title in the tournament that starts next week.
The loss drops the Eskomos into the elimination bracket where they will take on No. 6 seed Aitkin in Grand Rapids, Tuesday, June 2.
Cloquet survived a nine-run Grand Rapids inning to advance in Section 7AAA.

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Postseason play began for many Northland softball teams on Tuesday.
Esko has scored a combined 43 runs over its last three games in wins over Mora, Cook County and Cloquet.
The Esko girls won by 59.5 points, and the Eskomos boys had more points than the next three teams combined.

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