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Prep report: CEC blanks Hibbing

In other area high school action, the Superior boys shut out Hermantown and the Cromwell-Wright volleyball team swept East Central.

Cloquet-Esko-Carlton’s Elijah Aultman (5) moves the ball upfield towards Proctor’s Braden Mehle (20) in the first half
Cloquet-Esko-Carlton’s Elijah Aultman (5) moves the ball upfield toward Proctor’s Braden Mehle (20) during a win at Egerdahl Field in Proctor on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. Aultman scored a second-half goal during the Lumberjacks' win over Hibbing Monday.
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HIBBING — Cloquet-Esko-Carlton got goals from three different players in a 3-0 shutout win over Hibbing Monday.

Erik Johnson scored in the 18th minute of the first half, with Jordan Aultman and Elijah Aultman adding second-half goals to seal the win for the Lumberjacks.

Lucas Rauner had six saves for CEC and Drew Forer made 12 stops for Hibbing.

Superior 2, Hermantown 0

Superior had two second-half goals to get a 2-0 win at Hermantown Monday.

Darrel James and Wyatt Tischler each scored and Caden Holden stopped all shots to secure the win for the Spartans.

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Girls tennis

Aitkin 4, Duluth Denfeld 3

Duluth Denfeld swept all three doubles matches, but couldn’t squeeze a win out of any of its singles matches in a 4-3 loss to Aitkin Monday.

The Hunter teams of Ava Borham and Grace Schlitz and Riley Anderson and Libby Elliott each won in straight sets, while Maria Oppelt and Olivia Maki dropped the first set, but rallied to win the last two.

Denfeld’s Madi Watts forced a second set tiebreaker, but couldn’t push through to extend the match to a third set. The Hunters’ Zaidea Kinziger, Elizabeth McGovern and Lydia Saxin also lost in straight sets.

Volleyball

Cromwell-Wright 3, East Central 0

Cromwell-Wright’s Sascha Korpela and Kyra Granholm each had nine kills and four ace serves in the Cardinals’ 25-19, 25-12, 25-7 sweep of East Central Monday.

Korpela added three blocks to her performance while Siiena Anderson had 10 set assists and Katie Metzer had 12.

Girls golf

Hayward 185, Superior 194

Superior’s Brynn Johnson shot a career-best 41, but despite being the medalist the Spartans lost their first match of the season to Hayward 184-195 Monday.

Makalea Reinke shot a 49, Sam Mosak carded a nine-hole 50, but three Hayward players shot 46 or under to take the win.

The Spartans are now tied with Hayward and Spooner at the top of the Heart O’ North Conference standings with a home match Friday against Ladysmith and the conference meet looming Sept. 20 in Hayward.

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Scoreboard

Boys soccer

Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 3. Hibbing 0
Superior 2, Hermantown 0

Girls golf

Hayward 185, Superior 194

Girls tennis

Aitkin 4, Duluth Denfeld 3
Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 5, Superior 2

Volleyball

Cromwell-Wright 3, East Central 0
Duluth East 3, Carlton 1

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