Alayna DeGraef’s game-winning hit in the sixth inning and Haley Zembo’s 15 strikeouts keyed Superior’s 3-2 victory over Cloquet in a Lake Superior Conference softball game Tuesday at Braun Park.
The Spartans improved to 3-0 on the season.
Brenna McClarey drove in both of the runs for the Lumberjacks (5-2), while Amanda Paul scattered nine hits and allowed just two earned runs.
Proctor 1, Hermantown 0
Madison Walsh outdueled Natalie Vitek by tossing a one-hitter, striking out 14 and walking none as the host Rails won the LSC contest.
Payton Rodberg had two doubles and drove in the only run of the game.
Silver Bay 25, Floodwood 0
Hope Ernest was 5-for-5 with six RBIs to guide the host Mariners to the Polar League win.
Esko 4, Cook County 1
The Eskomos improved to 8-0 as Noah Furcht drove in two runs to back Tyler Koskela’s three-hitter in the Polar League win at Grand Marais.
Esko will host South Ridge (8-1), an 11-1, five-inning winner over Barnum, on Thursday.