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Prep report: Spartans tripped up by Eau Claire North

Dancha Stauber had the only goal for Superior.

Superior’s Darrel James (14) battles with Eau Claire North defense for a touch off of a corner kick
Superior’s Darrel James (14) battles with the Eau Claire North defense for a touch off of a corner kick in the first half of the match at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram
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SUPERIOR — A first-half goal from Dancha Stauber wasn't enough for Superior to avoid a 3-1 home defeat to Eau Claire North on Tuesday at NBC Spartan Sports Complex.

Stauber's goal helped the Spartans (2-1) get to halftime tied 1-1, but the visiting Huskies scored twice after the break to take the win.

Superior returns to the field next Tuesday (Sept. 6) vs. Rice Lake.

Superior’s Dancha Stauber (26) sends the ball up and over the Eau Claire North defense
Superior’s Darrel James (14) battles with Eau Claire North defense for a touch off of a corner kick in the first half of the match at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

Duluth Denfeld 6, North Branch 0

Derek Mayne and Ben Senich scored their first varsity goals as the Hunters strolled to victory at Public Schools Stadium. Brayden Rock contributed a goal and assist, and Liam Doyle and Camden Rask combined on the clean sheet.

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Hermantown 7, Duluth Marshall 0

Kade Kohanski had a first-half hat trick as the Hawks rolled to a 5-0 lead at the break. He also kicked in a pair of assists. Nathan Hill had a pair of goals for Hermantown, including one in the first minute of play.

Thomas Falgier (seven saves) and Crosby Grim (two) posted the shutout for Hermantown.

Duluth East 4, Forest Lake 1

Benjamin Blake scored a brace (two goals) as the Greyhounds won on the road and raised their record to 2-1 on the season. Grady Downs and Pete Onchwari recorded the other tallies.

GIRLS SOCCER

Cloquet-Carlton 5, Esko 2

Alexa Snesrud and Avery Carlson scored two goals apiece for the Lumberjacks against their Carlton County neighbors. Avery Kuklinski and Simone Anderson found the net for Esko.

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Isaac Dickenson runs to victory for Solon Springs in the Bruce Invitational cross country meet on Tuesday, Aug. 30 in Bruce, Wis.
Photo courtesy of Heidi Sellwood

CROSS COUNTRY

Bruce, Wis. Invitational

Solon Springs sophomore Isaac Dickenson took over the top spot on his cross country team due to an injury to Dylan Taggart and ran with the opportunity, winning the boys' race at the Bruce, Wis., Invitational.

His time for the 5-kilometer course was 18 minutes, 19.6 seconds, good for a winning margin of nearly 28 seconds.

The Solon boys finished third overall.

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VOLLEYBALL

Duluth East 3, Cloquet 2

The Greyhounds rallied from 8-3 down in the fifth set to win 10 of the last 12 points and the match.

Ayla Oltmanns had 20 kills for the Greyhounds, one of four players with at least eight. Riley Panger added 12 kills, while Julia Gerard led the defense with 24 digs.

Ava Carlson had 17 kills and 17 digs in a losing effort, while Quinn Danielson had 23 digs for the Lumberjacks.

Nashwauk-Keewatin 3, Chisholm 0

Addy Gangl racked up 16 kills as the Spartans swept on the road. Lola Huhta had 12 kills and 10 digs for the Bluestreaks.

PREP SCOREBOARD
BOYS SOCCER
Eau Claire North 3, Superior 1
Duluth Denfeld 6, North Branch 0
Hermantown 7, Duluth Marshall 0
Duluth East 4, Forest Lake 1
Legacy Christian 3, Mesabi East 2
GIRLS SOCCER
Hermantown 1, Duluth Marshall 1 (2OT)
Cloquet-Carlton 5, Esko 2
GIRLS TENNIS
Superior 5, Duluth Denfeld 2
Grand Rapids 4, Hermantown 3
Duluth East 7, Superior 0
VOLLEYBALL
Duluth East 3, Cloquet 2 (25-27, 25-21, 25-15, 21-25, 15-10)
Northwestern 3, Superior 2 (25-19, 25-19, 17-25, 17-25, 15-12)
Nashwauk-Keewatin 3, Chisholm 0 (28-26, 25-21, 25-17)
Mesabi East 3, Hibbing 1 (25-19, 18-25, 25-17, 25-14)
Floodwood 3, Wrenshall 0 (25-16, 25-9, 25-18)
Grand Rapids 3, North Branch 0 (25-17, 31-29, 25-11)
Proctor 3, Cook County 0
Rock Ridge 3, Two Harbors 0

Superior’s Dancha Stauber (26) gets a high five from Alton Morrissey (5) and a ride from Ben Staupe (3) after scoring
Superior’s Dancha Stauber (26) gets a high five from Alton Morrissey (5) and a ride from Ben Staupe (3) after scoring in the first half of the Spartans match with Eau Claire North at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram
Superior’s Keegan Madrinich (21) battles with Eau Claire North’s Aaron Seehafer (6) for the ball
Superior’s Keegan Madrinich (21) battles with Eau Claire North’s Aaron Seehafer (6) for the ball in the first half of the match at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

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