Garron Opsahl, Bruce Slygh and Carter Gunderson all had two hits to support a five-hit, complete game pitching performance by Cruz Runyan as Hermantown blitzed Grand Rapids 6-1 in a Section 7AAA winner’s bracket semifinal at Fichtner Field on Saturday. The Hawks will face a yet-to-be-determined opponent in the section final Wednesday in Grand Rapids.
Section 7AAA Scoreboard
Cloquet 2, Denfeld 1 (Denfeld eliminated)
Cloquet vs. North Branch, 1:30 p.m. in Grand Rapids (winner advances to face Grand Rapids 30 minutes afterwards)
Hermantown vs. either Grand Rapids, Cloquet or North Branch, 1:30 p.m. (Second game 30 minutes later, if Hermantown loses first game)