Cloquet-Carlton freshman Alexa Snesrud recorded two assists as the Lumberjacks completed a season sweep of Esko with a 2-0 home win Thursday, Oct. 3.
Jillian McCullough scored on a Snesrud pass in the 26th minute and Kiana Bender scored in the 61st minute to secure the win.
Cloquet-Carlton has won six straight games, with the defense dominating throughout the run. The Lumberjacks have allowed only a goal in one game during that stretch, a 4-3 comeback win over Duluth Marshall on Sept. 26.
Cloquet-Carlton (14-2) is scheduled to open the Section 7A tournament Thursday, Oct. 10, with a home game against the winner of Princeton and Mesabi East at 4:45 p.m.
Esko (6-9) was scheduled to play a home game against Grand Rapids on Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the Section 7A tournament play-in game.
First half — 1. Jillian McCullough (Alexa Snesrud), 26th.
Second half — 2. Kiana Bender (Snesrud), 61st.
Saves — Orie Randall, E, 9; Gracie Meagher, CC, 4.