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Prep report: Superior edges Hibbing in baseball

Grant Rindal tossed a one-hit shutout, struck out eight and scored the only run on a Zach Magdzas sacrifice fly in the sixth inning as Superior edged host Hibbing 1-0 in the Bugliosi Wood Bat Tournament on Friday.

Grant Rindal tossed a one-hit shutout, struck out eight and scored the only run on a Zach Magdzas sacrifice fly in the sixth inning as Superior edged host Hibbing 1-0 in the Bugliosi Wood Bat Tournament on Friday.

Taylor Olson had three hits for the Spartans (10-6), who play twice today in the tournament.

Virginia 9, Hermantown 8

Gavin Nichols' two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning completed a rally from an 8-3 deficit, lifting the host Blue Devils (8-6) past the Hawks (12-4) in a nonconference game.

Hermantown's Joe Muench went 3-for-4 and collected a two-run home run.

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Duluth Central 9,

Fargo (N.D.) Shanley 4

Jon Kusch allowed six hits and struck out six on the mound and scored three runs to lead the host Trojans to the nonconference win.

Proctor 7,

Eveleth-Gilbert 3

The Rails remained unbeaten by scoring four runs in the seventh inning of the nonconference game at Eveleth.

Ryan McCarthy, the area leader in runs batted in, drove in two more for 11th-ranked Proctor (13-0).

Duluth East 11, Roseau 1

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Tanner Kall threw a five-inning one-hitter and the Greyhounds (10-5) scored five runs in the second inning to clinch the Bemidji Tournament win.

Deer River 6, Esko 5

The host Warriors continued their stellar season by scoring twice late to win the nonconference game.

AlBrook 14, MIB 4

Trevin Malvick hit a grand slam in the fifth inning to cap the Falcons' nonconference win in Saginaw.

Floodwood 15, Silver Bay 6

The visiting Polar Bears scored 10 runs in the seventh to roll to the Polar League win.

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Duluth Central 3,

Cloquet 0

The visiting Trojans (17-2) clinched the Lake Superior Conference crown behind Sarah Hendrickson's three-hit shutout and Nikki Logergren's home run off Denise Rodd.

Hermantown 9,

Grand Rapids 1

Hermantown 11,

Greenway 1

Katie Thun and Sarah Stansfield hit home runs in each game and Celine Francisco had six hits to key the pair of nonconference victories for the Hawks.

Thun allowed three hits and struck out 13 against Grand Rapids and gave up four hits and recorded eight strikeouts in the five-inning win over the Raiders. She was 7-for-8 in the sweep, including the pair of two-run first-inning homers.

Silver Bay 5, Floodwood 4

The host Mariners rallied with four runs in the bottom of the seventh to win the Polar League season finale.

Two Harbors 9, AlBrook 2

Madison Olson shut down the Falcons on four hits and struck out 14.

Barnum 4, Pact-Spectrum 3

Karianna Duesler drove in Sage Miletich to break a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the seventh in the host Bombers' Section 5A second-round win.

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