KBUN SportsWeekend 3/27/17

State Class A Consolation Semifinal…
Red Lake 52, Nevis 43
The third time WAS the charm for Red Lake against Nevis. The Tigers had won the previous two regular season games, but in Friday’s Class A Consolation semifinal, The Warriors got the win. It was a low scoring game, which is what the Tigers wanted, but the Warriors prevailed. Kendall Whitefeather led the way with 13 points, while Rob McClain had 12 points. Rob Beaulieu pulled down 11 rebounds.

State Class A Consolation Championship…
Red Lake 56, Central MN Christian 55
Jamie Cook hit a 3 pointer with :09 left that gave the Warriors the lead and proved to be the game winning shot as the Warriors avenged last year’s loss to CMC in the 3rd place game giving the Warriors the Consolation championship in an 8am basketball game. Cook had 12 points in the game, as did Kendall Whitefeather. Rob McClain had 16 points and 7 rebounds.

The Warriors finished the year 27-5 and Class A Consolation Champions.

Lions Indoor Invitational at Gillette Rec Center…
The Lumberjack Boys opened the season with a first place finish, 41 points ahead of 2nd place Moorhead. The Lumberjack girls took took 3rd out of the 7 teams.

Individually, the 4×800 Relay took 1st, while the 4×400 and 4×200 Relays also won. Alex Vollen won the 200, Daniel Tobon took the 60 Hurdles and Calvin Faust took the 60. Cody Roder won the 400 and Soren Dybing won the 1600. The Jacks took the top 3 spot in the 800 with Isaac Berg leading the way followed by Linaes Whiting and Riley Berg. Ryan Bieberdorf won the long jump and triple jump.

In the girls competition, Sadie Hamrin won the 1600, while Ciara Cermak was 2nd in the 60 and triple jump and Tara Tesch was 3rd in the triple jump. Abby Mueller took 2nd in the 400 and the Jacks’ 4×200 Relay took 2nd.

Bemidji will be back at it April 4th at 1pm at another indoor event at the Gillette Rec Center, the Little Amik I.

Sunday…Winona State 8, Bemidji State 3
Ben Boser went 2 for 2 with a double and an RBI, while Ryan Rumpca tripled and drove in a run.

Sunday…Bemidji State 5, Winona State 2
Jack Stigman went the first 6 innings for the win, allowing 1 run on 6 hits with 1 walk and 7 strikeouts. Duane Miller went 2 for 4 and Gunner Olszewski was 2 for 3 with an RBI. Logan Reidel and Mason Bellew each smacked doubles for the Beavers.

The Beavers are now 4-13 and 2-4 in conference play. They have two more with Winona today (Monday) at Noon and 2pm.

Another Beaver hockey player is continuing his career in the ECHL. Charlie O’Connor has signed with the Toledo Walleye, an affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings. He’ll play the remainder of the year and try to earn a tryout for next season. The Walleye are 1st in the Central Division of the ECHL’s Western Conference and have the league’s best record.

Sunday…Bemidji State 9, UMC 0
Sunday…Bemidji State 9, UW-River Falls 0

The Beavers are now 10-3 on the year and 4-3 in NSIC play. They’ve won 8 of their last 9 and resume conference play this weekend. Saturday and Sunday they’ll play a pair of matches in Duluth…facing U-Mary Saturday at 5pm and Minnesota-Moorhead Sunday at 8:45am.


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