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Spartan round-up: Superior boys fall to Mesabi East

In other action Tuesday,the girls and boys basketball teams topped Duluth Marshall and the girls hockey team lost to Cloquet-Esko-Carlton.

Male swimming freestyle.
Superior’s Paolo Pagnucci swims to a second place finish in the 200 yard Individual Medley during the Spartans meet with Mesabi East on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in Superior.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

Superior's Paolo Pagnucci won the 100-meter breaststroke and was part of the Spartans' winning 400-meter freestyle team, but the team lost at home to Mesabi East 90-75 Tuesday.

Male swimming butterfly.
Superior’s Evan DeMars swims the butterfly during his leg of the 200 yard medley relay during the Spartans meet with Mesabi East on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in Superior.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

Pagnucci won the breaststroke in 1 minute, 11.8 seconds and the team of Joe Duzell, Zeke Fish, Ryan Peterson and
Pagnucci won the 400-meter relay in 4:06.54.

Male swimming breaststroke.
Superior’s Nolan Bird swims the breast stroke during his leg of the 200 yard medley relay during the Spartans meet with Mesabi East on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in Superior.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

Peterson also won the 200-meter freestyle in 2:05.09.

Male swimmers diving into the water.
Mesabi East’s Logan Schroeder dives into the water during his win in the 50 yard freestyle during their meet Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in Superior.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 4, Superior 1

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Cloquet-Esko-Carlton’s Tenley Stewart (13) and Superior’s Callie Holmlund (18) both go after the puck in the third period of the game at the Superior Ice Arena on Tuesday evening, Jan. 11, 2022.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

Autumn Cooper scored almost 7 minutes into the Spartans game against Cloquet-Esko-Carlton Tuesday in Superior, but the Spartans couldn't find enough offense to stay with the Lumberjacks.

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Cloquet-Esko-Carlton’s Erin Loeb (5) slips the puck over the right arm of Superior goalie Karli Williams (30) for a goal in the third period of the game at the Superior Ice Arena on Tuesday evening, Jan. 11, 2022.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

Tenley Stewart evened the score late in the first and Marina Dosta, Erin Loeb and Dana Jones all scored to give CEC the 4-1 win.
Karli Williams stopped 29 shots for Superior and Araya Kiminski stopped 10 shots for the Lumberjacks.

BOYS BASKETBALL

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.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Superior 88, Duluth Marshall 62

Emma Rae scored 30 points and five Spartans scored in double figures in the blowout home win for Superior.

Regan Juenemann scored 28 to lead the Hilltoppers.

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