Posted On: 09/18/17 4:00 PM

After three games and 139 points, Cloquet senior quarterback Tim Pokornowski isn’t satisfied.

Pokornowski led Cloquet to its third-straight blowout victory to start the season, a 42-7 win over Hibbing on Friday. Still, he said the team needs to keep improving for a chance to contend for a state title in Class AAAA.

“Late in the season it’s the little things that matter,” said Pokornowski via email. “We have to execute on every single snap, whether it’s in a game or in practice, to be successful.”

Pokornowski threw five touchdowns in the first two weeks, and then returned an interception for a score against Hibbing – a game played in wet conditions. He said the Lumberjacks are “physically beating teams”, and that the line has done a great job both run and pass blocking.

Coach Tom Lenarz said his quarterback’s decision making has also been integral to the 3-0 start.

“He has learned to be patient,” Lenarz said via email, “and understands the importance of not turning the ball over.”

As far as Pokornowski is concerned, there’s

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