Duluth Marshall and Esko girl’s basketball team advance to Section 7AA Quarterfinals
The hunt is on for a spot in the Section 7AA quarterfinals as Duluth Marshall welcomed the Aitkin Gobblers to town for a showdown and a ticket to the semifinals.
The Hilltoppers took the lead from the beginning and never looked back, winning 85-41 and advancing to the quarterfinals.
Over in Esko, the girl’s team looked to punch their ticket, but they would have to get past the Jaguars of Hinckley-Finlayson.
The Eskomos led the game, and the Jaguars made a run to catch up, but the Eskomos kept things rolling and rolled on to win 66-45. Esko’s Hannah Swanson led the game with 21 points.
Duluth Marshall and Esko will battle head-to-head in the quarterfinals on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Hermantown High School.
Click here to see the full 7AA bracket.