KBUN SportsUpdate 9-2-17

The Jacks are 3-0 after a 4-0 win at Detroit Lakes last week, and have outscored their opponents 18-1. Bemidji is back at it tonight, hosting East Grand Forks under the lights at Chet Anderson Stadium at 7pm. You’ll hear it on the LJRN with Lumberjacks Live at 6:45 on KBUN SportsRadio AM1450/fm94.9 & kbunsportsradio.com

Bemidji is 3-0 and have outscored their opponents 26-1 after their 5-1 win at West Ottertail United Thursday. They resume the season today hosting Grand Rapids at 5pm at Bemidji Middle School.

The 1-0 Jacks will be on the road for week 2, at Big Lake Friday night at 7pm. You’ll hear it on the LJRN with Lumberjacks Live at 6pm.

If you’re going to the game, the Lumberjack Football Boosters are hoping to send a fan bus. Cost is $20 to ride. Bus will load at 2:45 Friday and leave at 3pm from the northern end of the High School parking lot. Pizza available to order for the ride home. To reserve your spot, call Lyle Goins at 218-556-9236 or email him at lyleg@paulbunyan.net.

Minot State Invitational…
Bemidji State 3, SD School of Mines 1
Beavers won the 1st 2 games 25-7 and 25-17. The Miners won game 3 26-24 but the Beavers wrapped it up in the 4th with a 25-8 win. Sami Leach had 18 assists and 14 digs. Shelby Haney had 14 assists and Emma Hallman had 13 digs.

Minnesota-Moorhead 3, Bemidji State 1
The Dragons won the 1st 2 games 25-12 and 25-22, while the Beavers came back to win Game 3 25-22. Game 4 was a battle but the Dragons prevailed 29-27. Sami Leach had 11 kills, 28 assists and 16 digs. Emma Hallman had 11 assists and 12 digs. Kelli Auer had 10 digs and Mikaela Ness had 11 kills.

Montana State-Billings 3, Bemidji State 0
Becka Cronin led the Beavers with 10 kills and Sami Leach had 24 assists.

Minot State 3, Bemidji State 1
Bemidji won the 1st set 25-20, but Minot took the last 3…25-18, 25-19 and 25-19. Sami Leach led the Beavers with 10 kills and 33 assists.

Bemidji State opens the season with a record of 1-3. The Beavers will be at another tournament next weekend in Houghton, MI. The Keweenaw Classic is hosted by Michigan Tech.

Nevis 14, Kittson Central 0
Kelliher/Northome 46, Northeast Range 14
Ada-Borup/Norman County West 50, Blackduck 0
Clearbrook-Gonvick 45, Goodridge/Grygla 18
Red Lake County 40, Cass Lake-Bena 8
Stephen-Argyle 48, Win-E-Mac 8
United North Central 22, Park Rapids 0
Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 19, Fertile-Beltrami 14
Hancock 62, Laporte 0
Fosston 46, Pine River-Backus 6
Lake Park-Audobon 24, Bagley 14
Badger/Greenbush-Middle River 40, Red Lake 6
Deer River 9, Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin 6

State Tournament
SAT…Round of 16…
Blue Ox 2, Sartell 1
St. Cloud State alum and former Twins minor leaguer David Deminsky went the distance for the Muskies and allowed 2 runs on 5 hits with 11 strikeouts in a complete game, but the Ox tandem of Ryan Hirt (4 innings) and Connor McNallan (5 innings) allowed just 1 run, unearned, and propelled Bemidji to the win. McNallan scored twice on singles from Cody Benson and Cody Rutledge.

Bemidji 2, Union City 0
TJ Erickson, who the Blue Ox picked up from Roseau for the state tournament delivered a stellar pitching performance, going 8 scoreless innings, allowing no runs on 5 hits, with 2 walks and 4 strikeouts. Connor McNallan and Matt Baier smacked doubles and Mitch Hendricks went 1 for 3 with an RBI.

Kimball 3, Bemidji 0
The Express’ Zach Dingman pitched a 3 hit shutout, walked none and struck out 7. Connor McNallan and Mitch Hendricks had singles and Cody Rutledge had a double to account for the Blue Ox 3 hits.

Bemidji finished the year 24-7.


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