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Prep report: Schultz throws 3 TD passes as Northwood/Solon Springs wins at home

In high school soccer, the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton and Duluth East boys had shutout victories.

Northwood/Solon Springs’ Brody Visger (5) chases down Birchwood/Winter quarterback Carter Petit (10)
Northwood/Solon Springs’ Brody Visger (5) chases down Birchwood/Winter quarterback Carter Petit (10) for a loss in the second quarter of the game in Minong on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
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MINONG, Wis. — Northwood/Solon Springs football raised its record above the .500 mark for the first time this season with a 39-16 home win over Birchwood/Winter on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Jared Schultz threw three touchdown passes for the hosts, while Cade Lisson and Landon Micken scored two touchdowns apiece.

Northwood/Solon Springs (3-2) stays home for a game against Phillips on Friday.

Northwood/Solon Springs’ Cade Lisson (10) is all alone as he pulls in a pass for a first quarter touchdown
Northwood/Solon Springs’ Cade Lisson (10) is all alone as he pulls in a pass for a first-quarter touchdown during the Green Eagles' game with Birchwood/Winter in Minong on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
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BOYS SOCCER

Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 4, Princeton 0

Hudston Snesrud scored twice as the Lumberjacks took down the Tigers. Jordan Aultman and Max Sundquist finished with a goal and assist apiece.

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Lucas Rauner made 11 saves for a clean sheet for CEC.

Duluth East 1, Mounds View 0

A first-half penalty kick from Grady Downs held up for a victory for the Greyhounds, who have won three games in a row, all by shutout.

John Meyer (five) and Jack Ringsred (seven) combined on the clean sheet for East.

Grand Rapids 2, Duluth Marshall 1

Ian Andersen and Andres Ortiz scored for the Thunderhawks in the first half for a Lake Superior Conference road win.

Denzel Majwega scored for the Hilltoppers.

GIRLS SOCCER

Duluth Denfeld 4, Hibbing/Chisholm 0

Alyssa Doyle bagged a hat trick as the Hunters won their fourth consecutive road game.

Cayley Larsen made two saves for Denfeld.

Spectrum 3, Proctor 2

Addison Hieb scored in the first minute for the Rails and Kelsey Tangen made it a 2-1 lead in the 19th minute, but Spectrum's Sophia Brenteson scored a last-minute equalizer and Maggie Novotny won it with a goal in overtime.

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Payton Walters made 12 saves for the Rails.

VOLLEYBALL

Duluth East Invitational

Lake of the Woods knocked off the host Greyhounds to win the 12-team, three-state Duluth East Invitational on Saturday.

Three of the four semifinalists were from the Northland, with Cloquet defeating Superior 2-1 (23-25, 25-19, 16-14) in a tightly contested match for third place.

The Greyhounds defeated the Lumberjacks 2-1 (16-25, 25-17, 17-15) in a similarly taut semifinal.

Heidi Zosel Invitational

Northwestern finished fifth in a 12-team field in its home invitational on Saturday. After going 1-1 in morning pool play, the Tigers defeated Solon Springs 2-0 (25-8, 25-11) in the silver division semifinals, then beat Spooner 2-0 (25-20, 25-16) for fifth place.

Solon Springs finished eighth, going 1-3 for the day.

Baldwin-Woodville defeated Turtle Lake for the championship.

Class A Showcase

Floodwood took one win from five matches at the Class A Showcase at New Prague on Saturday, but did make a new mark in the record books.

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The Polar Bears' Kylie Hart became the school's all time assist leader during a 2-0 loss to 2021 state runner-up and 2018 and 2019 champion Minneota. Hart passed Imijyn Thompson.

PREP SCOREBOARD
BOYS SOCCER
Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 4, Princeton 0
Grand Rapids 2, Duluth Marshall 1
Duluth East 1, Mounds View 0
Mesabi East 2, North Lakes 1
Spectrum 1, Proctor 1 (OT)

GIRLS SOCCER
Grand Rapids 4, Two Harbors 2
Duluth Denfeld 4, Hibbing/Chisholm 0
Duluth Marshall 3, Hermantown 3 (OT)
Spectrum 3, Proctor 2 (OT)

Northwood/Solon Springs’ Landen Micken (27) looks back at the Birchwood/Winter Warcat defense as he runs for a second quarter touchdown
Northwood/Solon Springs’ Landen Micken (27) looks back at the Birchwood/Winter Warcat defense as he runs for a second-quarter touchdown during the game in Minong on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
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Northwood/Solon Springs’ Abe Ahlberg (2) cuts back on the Birchwood/Winter Warcat defense
Northwood/Solon Springs’ Abe Ahlberg (2) cuts back on the Birchwood/Winter Warcat defense in the second quarter of the game in Minong on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
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Northwood/Solon Springs quarterback Jared Schultz (4) shoves Birchwood/Winter’s Jonah Lerberg (99)
Northwood/Solon Springs quarterback Jared Schultz (4) shoves Birchwood/Winter’s Jonah Lerberg (99) as he breaks free in the first quarter of the game in Minong on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
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