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Hanson's late goal lifts Spartans past Hermantown

Blake Hanson’s goal with eight seconds remaining gave the Superior High School boys soccer team a 2-1 win Thursday at Hermantown.

Eddy O’Brien gave the Spartans a 1-0 lead with an unassisted goal 12 minutes into the game.

Hermantown tied it up in the 55th minute on David Birkeland’s goal.

Cal Berti had five saves for Superior and A.J. Harris stopped 10 shots for Hermantown.

SPARTAN SPIN: Hanson leads the area in scoring with 20 goals and nine assists.

Superior.................................... 1          1          —          2

Hermantown........................... 0          1          —          1

First half — 1. SHS, Eddy O'Brien, 12th.

Second half — 2. H, David Birkeland (Ryan Lenz), 55th; 3. SHS, Blake Hanson, 79th.

Saves — Cal Berti, SHS, 5; A.J. Harris, H, 10.

Lake Superior Conference

Boys Soccer Standings

Cloquet........................................................................... 7-0-0                     22

Superior.......................................................................... 4-1-0                     12

Marshall.......................................................................... 3-4-1                     10

Duluth Denfeld............................................................... 4-2-0                     10

Hermantown.................................................................. 3-3-0                     8

Ashland........................................................................... 0-3-1                     2

Proctor........................................................................... 0-7-0                     0

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