Esko softball wins 4th straight 7AA Championship

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CLOQUET,MN – A pair of rivals went head-to-head on Thursday. Esko faced Proctor in the 7AA Championship.

In the semifinal, the Eskomos came away with a 4-3 victory.

Thursday afternoon was a much different story. Esko pitcher Miranda Kelley and Proctor pitcher Kristy Frase exchanged blows in the circle. But things changed with Dea DeLeon hit a two run double.

Esko defeats Proctor 8-1. Eskomos win their 4th straight Section 7AA title.

“It means everything. Every year, we come on, we play our game, we get things done, and that’s all I ever wanted for Esko.” said sophomore pitcher Miranda Kelley.

“It never gets old, for being the fourth year in a row, it never gets old. They’re resilient, they’re resilient. Early in the year when we fell behind, our record was 1-3, we could have rolled over, and said okay well our little run is over, but they didn’t. They worked hard, they continued to work hard, and it was a weird ride, but it was really cool though.” said head coach Jeff Emanuel.

The first round of the MSHSL softball state tournament will begin on June 6th.

David Coy

David Coy

KBJR 6 Sports Director
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