The Superior High School baseball team fell to 4-2 overall and 0-2 in the Lake Superior Conference with an 8-1 loss at Cloquet Monday evening.
The visiting Spartans managed just three hits of Lumberjack pitcher Adam Hanson, a first-inning RBI single by Spencer Severson and hits by Jordan McDonald and Jordan Hughes.
Cloquet scored seven of its runs in the fourth inning.
Nik Mattson and Dane Sislo pitched for Superior. Mattson pitched into the fourth inning, allowing four hits with two strikeouts, three walks and two earned runs.
Hanson pitched a three-hitter with six strikeouts, while Kaleb Kadelbach had a hit, run and two RBIs to lead the Lumberjacks offensively
The Spartans are at Duluth East at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and host Eau Claire Memorial at 5 p.m. Thursday.
SPARTAN SPIN: The Spartan JV lost 12-5. Pete Guski Will Mullens, Jake Libal and Morgen Moen pitched for Superior. The Spartans had seven hits, two by Grant Hanson and one each by Tyler Lehikoinen, Sean O'Neill, Kyler Krob, Phil McCotter and Taavi Mattson.