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Prep report: Spartans shut out Carlton/Wrenshall

Northwood/Solon Springs’ Abe Ahlberg hit a grand slam and collected five total RBIs in a win over Bruce.

Superior’s Ari Robillard (3) delivers a pitch
Superior’s Ari Robillard (3) delivers a pitch in the first inning of the Spartans' game with Carlton/Wrenshall at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior on Thursday, May 12, 2022.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram
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Superior’s Ari Robillard allowed just one hit and struck out six in the Spartans’ 4-0 win over Carlton/Wrenshall Thursday at the NBC Spartan Complex in Superior.

Melania Luostari, Avery Visager and Kaylee Baker all hit RBIs and Emma Raye scored two runs for the Spartans.

Superior’s Emma Raye (27) gets her foot safely on second base
Superior’s Ari Robillard (3) delivers a pitch in the first inning of the Spartans game with Carlton/Wrenshall at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior on Thursday, May 12, 2022.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

Abby Mitchell was strong in the circle, holding the potent Superior offense in check, but the Raptors couldn’t get anything going at the plate. Mitchell struck out 10 batters and allowed five hits over six innings in the loss for Carlton/Wrenshall.

Carlton-Wrenshall’s Abby Mitchell (18) fires a pitch
Carlton/Wrenshall’s Abby Mitchell (18) fires a pitch in the second inning of the Raptors' game at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior on Thursday, May 12, 2022.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

Maddie Asleson had the lone hit for the Raptors.

Superior’s pitching has allowed just one hit in its last two games.

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Silver Bay 17, Floodwood 2

Silver Bay’s Hope Ernest went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored in a four-inning win on Thursday in Silver Bay.

Junior Danika Thompson allowed four hits over four innings and struck out five in the win and Katie Carpenter went 3-for-3 with three runs scored.

BASEBALL

Duluth Marshall 3, Rock Ridge 1

Duluth Marshall’s Owen Marsolek racked up 11 strikeouts and allowed four hits in the Hilltoppers; win Thursday at Wade Stadium.

Ethen Carlson had a two RBI single and Marsolek had a hit and an RBI. Eighth grader Aaden Westerbur added two hits.

Will Bittmann allowed six hits and struck out six in the loss for the Wolverines.

Jaden Lang scored in the top of the seventh for Rock Ridge.

Northwood/Solon Springs 14, Bruce 0

Northwood/Solon Springs sophomore Abe Ahlberg hit a grand slam and had five RBIs in a five-inning win over Bruce.

Ahlberg also allowed just two hits and struck out nine over four innings in the win for NSS.

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Alex Slivensky hit his second home run of the week and joined Kaden Corlett and Colby Latvala with two RBIs each.

With the win, NSS clinched its second consecutive East Lakeland Conference championship.

TENNIS

Duluth East 6, Grand Rapids 1

Duluth East’s Ryan Delaney didn’t lose a game in his No. 1 singles match against Grand Rapids’ Blayne Mortenson as the Greyhounds took six of seven matches in the win Thursday.

The Thunderhawks’ Dylan Henrichsen picked up a win over Andrew Good in the No. 3 spot.

Dane Patten and Oscar Lindaman didn’t lose a game at the No. 1 doubles match for East with both the Greyhounds other doubles teams winning in straight sets.

Prep scoreboard

Baseball

Duluth Marshall 3, Rock Ridge 1
Northwood/Solon Springs 14, Bruce 0
Bemidji 4, Grand Rapids 3 (8 innings)
Grand Rapids 5, Bemidji 2

Boys Lacrosse

Duluth 14, Proctor/Hermantown 6

Softball

Superior 4, Carlton/Wrenshall 0
Northwood/Solon Springs 22, Bruce 7
Silver Bay 17, Floodwood 2

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Tennis

Duluth East 6, Grand Rapids 1

Superior’s Natalee Sigfrids (9) fields a grounder to short before tagging out Carlton-Wrenshall’s Janea Sjodin (21)
Superior’s Natalee Sigfrids (9) fields a grounder to short before tagging out Carlton/Wrenshall’s Janae Sjodin (21) and firing the ball to first for a double play in the second inning of the game at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior on Thursday, May 12, 2022.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram
Superior’s Paige Johnson (10) slides safely into home
Superior’s Paige Johnson (10) slides safely into home to score a run in the fourth inning of the Spartans game with Carlton/Wrenshall at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior on Thursday, May 12, 2022.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram
Carlton-Wrenshall’s Eva Fisher (2) makes contact with the ball
Carlton/Wrenshall’s Eva Fisher (2) makes contact with the ball in the sixth inning of the Raptors game at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior on Thursday, May 12, 2022.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

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