Eskomos Outlast Rails, Take First Section Title Since '05

By KBJR News 1

November 1, 2012 Updated Nov 1, 2012 at 10:47 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- The Esko football team earned its first state tournament trip since 2005 on Thursday night, outlasting Proctor to win 28-26 at Maloksy Stadium in the Section 7AAA championship game.

The Eskomos jumped out to a 20-6 lead in the second half before the Rails rallied to lead 26-20, and it was Esko scoring last to get the win and the state tournament berth.

Esko's quarterfinal game in the MSHSL Class AAA tournament is set for 3:00 p.m. on November 10 at Public Schools Stadium against the winner of Section 8AAA.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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