Christian Galatz scored two goals and Cloquet-Esko-Carlton held off Duluth Denfeld to win 5-4 in a Lake Superior Conference boys hockey game Thursday night at Cloquet.

Aaron Moore netted one goal and added three assists for the Lumberjacks (2-1-1 overall, 2-0 LSC).

The Hunters (3-1, 0-1) lost for the first time this season.

Duluth East 6, Bemidji 3

The visiting Greyhounds overcame a two-goal deficit to defeat the Lumberjacks and win their first game in three tries this season.

Zarley Ziemski tallied two goals for East.

GIRLS HOCKEY

CEC 4, Hibbing-Chisholm 2

Kiana Bender scored twice during a 59-second span in the second period as the Lumberjacks overcame a 2-1 deficit to down the host Bluejackets.

Duluth Marshall 3, Hayward 2

Maren Friday scored two goals and Meredith Boettcher netted the game-winner midway through the second period in the Hilltoppers’ LSC win at Mars Lakeview Arena.

North Shore 4, Superior 3

Sydney Haugan scored twice in the third period to lift the Storm past the Spartans in nonconference action in Silver Bay.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Hermantown 70, Proctor 52

Kaden Kucza and Kevin Thomas combined for 39 points as the visiting Hawks opened their season with a win over their LSC rival.

Dylan Hom scored a game-high 24 for the Rails.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Duluth Marshall 88, Duluth Denfeld 35

Gianna Kneepkens (31 points) and Grace Kirk (23) paced the host fourth-ranked Hilltoppers to the easy LSC win in their season opener.