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Prep report: McHenry, Hegg blaze to victories at Gitchi Gummi Invite

The Duluth East skiers both won individual honors by more than a second over two runs

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DULUTH — In the first meeting of all the Northland's Alpine ski teams, Duluth East skiers Veronica McHenry and Carter Hegg were in a class by themselves.
The skiers finished in first place by more than a second in the girls and boys competitions at the Gitchi Gummi Invitational on Tuesday, Jan. 11 at Spirit Mountain.
McHenry completed her two runs in a combined time of 1 minute, 23.73 seconds, which was 1.96 seconds better than runner-up Emily Regas of Cloquet-Esko-Carlton.
Hegg finished 1.86 seconds ahead of Cook County/Silver Bay's Ray Dressely.
The Cook County/Silver Bay boys, with three skiers in the top six, won the team competition with 171 points, followed by Duluth Marshall and Hibbing.
East topped the girls team field, followed by Cook County/Silver Bay and Rock Ridge.
Local teams will head to Mont du Lac for a meet on Monday.


Superior 92, Duluth Marshall 69

Robert Olson's 36 points were more than enough for a Lake Superior Conference road win over the Hilltoppers.
Tanner Swanson and Evan Bennett added 13 points apiece for the 8-4 Spartans, who have beaten all three Duluth high schools in consecutive games.

Virginia 70, Two Harbors 63

Jalen Miskowitz (28 points) and Zane Lokken (20 points, six 3-pointers) helped the Blue Devils (2-10) hold on to a 36-25 halftime lead to earn a victory in Two Harbors and end a seven-game losing streak.
Two Harbors (6-3) got 21 points from Trenton Gomez.


Superior 88, Duluth Marshall 62

Regan Juenemann had 28 points for Marshall, but the Hilltoppers were overcome by five Superior scorers in double figures, led by 30 points from Emma Raye.


Grand Rapids/Greenway 5, Duluth Marshall 0

Mercury Bischoff scored the first four goals of the game for the Lightning, finishing off her hat trick at 4:38 of the second period, then adding a fourth goal to tally in all three phases of play (power play, even strength, shorthanded).


Makenzie Cole stopped 19 shots for her sixth shutout of the season.

Hermantown 77, Eveleth-Gilbert 40
Virginia 70, Two Harbors 63
Greenway 63, Ely 40
Superior 92, Duluth Marshall 69
North Woods 97, Floodwood 35

Hurley 39, Solon Springs 29
Grand Rapids 65, Hibbing 26

Hibbing/Chisholm 12, Moose Lake Area 1
Proctor 7, Ely 0
Greenway 4, North Shore 1

Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 4, Superior 1
Grand Rapids/Greenway 5, Duluth Marshall 0

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