Prep report: Esko pitchers confound Rebels

Northwood/Solon Springs pitcher Kaden Corlett threw a no-hitter in a win over Bruce.

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Four Esko pitchers combined to allow just three hits while three different Eskomo batters recorded three RBIs in a five-inning, 16-2 win over Moose Lake/Willow River Tuesday in Moose Lake.

Esko sophomore Finn Furcht allowed a run and two hits while striking out four batters in two innings to get the win.

Cale Haugen went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and three runs scored for the Eskomos. Joey Antonutti hit a 3-run home run for Esko and Ty Christensen had two hits and three RBIs.

Ethan Burton allowed eight runs on four hits in the loss for the Rebels while Logan Orvedahl and Reese Bode each drove in a run.

Northwood/Solon Springs 11, Bruce 1

Northwood/Solon Springs’ Kaden Corlett threw his second career no-hitter Tuesday in a five-inning, 11-1 win over Bruce Tuesday.


Corlett struck out 11 batters in five innings of work and had a pair of hits and two RBIs in the Eagles’ win.

Tanner Carlson and Ben Dickenson each had two RBIs of their own.

Jake Thome struck out four and had two earned runs in 2 2/3 innings of work.

Seven fielding errors for Bruce meant only three of the Eagles’ 11 runs were earned.


Moose Lake/Willow River 9, Esko 3

Moose Lake-Willow River’s Sarah Christy struck out six batters and allowed just one hit over three innings to lead the Rebels to a 9-3 win over Esko in Willow River.

Christy was also 3-for-4 at the plate with two RBIs, while Natalie Mikrot had two hits and three RBIs for the Rebels.

Esko starter Amber Carlblom allowed five runs and walked three batters in just one inning.

Avery Kuklinski was 3-for-4 with an RBI for Esko.



Grand Rapids 4, Hibbing 3

Grand Rapids’ Alex Frimanslund and Justin Kerr each won their matches at the Nos. 2 and 3 singles matches, respectively, to lift the Thunderhawks to a 4-3 win over Hibbing Tuesday.

Frimanslund beat Jack Gabardi 6-1, 6-2 and Kerr topped Isaiah Hildenbrand 6-2, 6-3.

Hibbing’s Drew Anderson had little trouble at No. 1 singles, topping Blayne Mortenson 6-1, 6-0.

Grand Rapids also got doubles wins from the No. 1 team of Luc DuLong and Joe Sutherland and Caiden MacLean and Jens Kahdahl in the No. 2 spot.

Hibbing’s No. 3 doubles team, Tyler Fisher and Ricardo Florez, needed a third set to give the Bluejackets their third win of the day with a 7-6, 4-6, 6-2 win over Frank Mbomda and Anders Morque.



Esko 16, Moose Lake/Willow River 2 (5 innings)

Northwood/Solon Springs 11, Bruce 1 (5 innings)


Hibbing 3, Eveleth-Gilbert 2


Moose Lake/Willow River 9, Esko 3

Northwood/Solon Springs 15, Bruce 0 (3 innings)

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Grand Rapids 4, Hibbing 3

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