The Aitkin Gobblers football team took a positive first step in the Minnesota State High School League Section 7AAA playoffs Tuesday night, shutting out Pequot Lakes, 32-0.

The Gobblers will take on Two Harbors at 2 p.m. Saturday at Veterans Field in Aitkin.

Also winning Tuesday night was the Hill City/Northland Storm, who beat Silver Bay. The Storm will play at 2 p.m. Saturday as well, with an opponent yet to be determined.

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