Esko's boys team and the Two Harbors girls claimed championships at the Polar League meet Wednesday in Two Harbors.

The Eskomos amassed 161 points, while Moose Lake-Willow River was second at 100.

On the girls side, the Agates rang up 149 points, and second-place Esko totaled 106.

Several records were broken at the meet, including:

• Cromwell-Wright's Nic Johnson ran the 100-meter dash in 10.88 seconds, smashing the old mark of 11.18 seconds. Johnson's time is the best in Class A. Mora's Cal Wright (10.98) held that distinction until Wednesday.

• Johnson also helped the Cardinals break the Polar League's 800 relay record. He joined Ben Hansen, Kannon Korpela and Cameron Cahoon to run a 1:33.42, topping the previous best of 1:34.96.

• South Ridge's Nick Carlson established a new standard in the triple jump - 44 feet, 7.75 inches.

• Cromwell-Wright's Shaily Hakamaki set a record in the long jump by producing a 16-0.5, and did the same in the triple jump with a leap of 34-6.25.


Esko 13, Virginia 0

Brody Kaldahl, Tyler Peterson, James LeGarde and Branden Matteen homered as the Eskomos picked up a five-inning road win.