Girls hockey: ‘Jacks fall to Anoka/Spring Lake Park

Cloquet-Esko-Carlton next faces Orono on Saturday, Nov. 16

Cloquet-Esko-Carlton defenseman Tenley Stewart fires a shot during a home loss to Anoka/Spring Lake Park Saturday, Nov. 9. Dave Harwig/Pine Journal

Cloquet-Esko-Carlton sophomore Tenley Stewart scored a goal with less than 3 minutes to play, but it wasn’t enough as the Lumberjacks fell to Anoka/Spring Lake Park 4-2 at home Saturday, Nov. 9.

The Lumberjacks fell behind 2-0 in the first period, but senior Kiana Bender scored with less than 2 minutes remaining in the period to cut her team’s deficit in half.

The teams didn’t score in the second period, however, Anoka/Spring Lake Park’s Maddie Mashuga scored her second goal of the game to extend her team’s lead with just 47 seconds gone in the first period.

Steward answered with 4 minutes remaining, but an empty net goal with 24 seconds left to play sealed the game for Anoka/Spring Lake Park.

CEC (1-2) is next scheduled to play at Orono at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16.


Cloquet-Esko-Carlton's Taylor Nelson drives to the net past Anoka/Spring Lake Park's Lizzie Northquest during the Lumberjacks' 4-2 home loss Saturday, Nov. 9. Dave Harwig/Pine Journal

Anoka/Spring Lake Park 0-1-0—1
Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 1-0-1—2

First period — 1. ASLP, Ella Christoff, 4:31; 2. ASLP, Maddie Mashuga, 14:29; 3. CEC, Kiana Bender (Taylor Nelson, Dea DeLeon), 15:25.

Second period — No scoring.

Third period — 4. ASLP, Mashuga (Sydney Symynkywicz, Lindsey Albers), 0:47; 5. CEC, Tenley Stewart, 14:01 (pp); 6. ASLP, Symynkywicz, 16:36 (pp)

Saves — Abi Furlano, ASLP, 23; Lauren Maslowski, CEC, 17.


Jamey Malcomb has a been high school sports reporter for the Duluth News Tribune since October 2021. He spent the previous six years covering news and sports for the Lake County News-Chronicle in Two Harbors and the Cloquet Pine Journal. He graduated from the George Washington University in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in history and literature and also holds a master's degree in secondary English education from George Mason University.
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