KBUN SportsBlog 12/18/17

Warroad 8, Bemidji 0
The Warriors were up 1-0 after one, then scored 4 in the 2nd and 3 in the 3rd.

The Jacks fall to 2-9 on the year and will host North Wright County Friday night at the BCA. Gametime is 7:30. You’ll hear it on the LJRN (KBUN SportsRadio AM1450/fm94.9).

Park Rapids 98, Bemidji 87
Sam Hendricks won the 200 Free and 500 Free, while Gabe Goodwin won the 100 Free, while the 200 Free Relay team took 1st.

The swimmers will be back at it Tuesday in Detroit Lakes.

FRI…Princeton 73, Bemidji 58
The Lumberjacks were up by 1 at the half, but were outscored 32-16 in the 2nd half. Kennedy Mills led the Jacks with 15 points, while Sam Edlund had 14 points.

SAT…Willmar 74, Bemidji 61
The Jacks were 19 down at the half, and couldn’t overcome that deficit in the 2nd half. Kennedy Mills had 14 points and Katie Alto added 10.

The Jacks are 2-5 headed into a doubleheader with the boys Tuesday against Detroit Lakes at the BHS Fieldhouse. You’ll hear both games on KBUN SportsRadio AM1450/fm94.9.

Sartell-St. Stephen 56, Bemidji 53
The Jacks were ice cold in the 1st half Saturday, trailing by as many as 22 points at one point and down by 20 at the half (36-16). The Jacks roared back in the 2nd half, at one point taking a 2 point lead. But the Sabres were able to answer back and hang on for the win. Bemidji was down by 1 with the ball in the final minute and had 4 or 5 shots but just couldn’t get it to go. Jace Peterson and Ryan Bieberdorf led the way with 13 points each, while Kade Peterson added 11.

Bemidji is 2-3 and will join the girls in that doubleheader Tuesday against DL. Again, coverage begins at 5:30 on KBUN SportsRadio AM1450/fm94.9.

Bemidji 4, Rogers 0
The Jacks have played 7 games and they’ve been involved in 7 shutouts, winning 4 of them. Matt Fitzgerald picked up his 4th shutout of the year going 18 for 18. The Jacks scored one in the 1st, a power play in the 2nd and closed the door with two third period power play goals. Joe Leitner had a goal and an assist. Ryan Pogue had 2 power play goals and an assist, while Tate Hammit also scored. Nick Mannausau had 2 assists, as did Hunter Olson.

The Jacks are 4-3 and off to East Grand Forks Tuesday night at 7:30. You’ll hear it on the LJRN (KBUN-FM 104.5 and kbunsportsradio.com)

FRI…Bemidji State 5, Alaska-Anchorage 1
The Beavers jumped out to a 3-0 1st period lead and cruised from there. Jay Dickman had a hat trick and an assist, while Myles Fitzgerald had a pair of goals. Kyle Bauman had 3 assists and Carter Struthers added 2. The Beavers outshot the Seawolves 40-22, and Michael Bitzer went 21 of 22.

SAT…Bemidji State 4, Alaska-Anchorage 0
The Beavers have a 5 game unbeaten streak after Michael Bitzer’s shutout. Bitzer was 20 for 20, while Bemidji outshot Anchorage 37-20. The Beavers opened the scoring with a minute and a half left in the 2nd and then scored 3 unanswered in the 3rd. Myles Fitzgerald, Jay Dickman, Brendan Harris and Charlie Combs all scored for the Beavers, while Gerry Fitzgerald and Adam Brady had 2 assists each.

The Beavers are now 7-6-5, and 4-4-4-2 for 18 points in the WCHA. They’ll continue the season December 29th and 30th, hosting Alabama-Huntsville in a pair of 7:07 games.

FRI…Bemidji State 4, MN-Mankato 2
After a 1-1 1st period, the Beavers scored 2 in the 2nd and one in the 3rd. Emily Berglund had a goal and an assist while Jacqueline Kaasa also had one of each. Emma Terres and Abby Halluska each scored a goal. Bemidji outshot the Mavericks 34-21 and Lauren Bench had 19 saves.

SAT…Bemidji State 5, MN-Mankato 0
The Beavers got five goals from five different players. Haley Mack and Paige Beebe each had a goal and an assist, while Mak Langei, Abby Halluska and Emma Terres also scored. Claire DeGeorge had 3 assists. The Beavers outshot the Mavericks 31-20 and Lauren Bench went 20 for 20 for the shutout.

The Beavers are 10-10-2 and have won five in a row. They are 6-7-1-1 for 20 points in WCHA play. They’ll host Mercyhurst in a non-conference Tuesday-Wednesday series January 2nd and 3rd. Gametime will be 6:07 and 1:07.

Women…Bemidji State 76, UMC 64
Brooklyn Bachmann was once again the top scorer with 22 points and 7 rebounds. Sydney Arrington added 12 points. Sydney Zerr had 12 points, and Mikayla Larson had 11 points and 6 rebounds. Sierra Senske added 10 points for Bemidji State.

Men…UMC 65, Bemidji State 50
Derek Thompson had 13 points and 9 rebounds, while Christian Pekarek had 10 points. Tough 2nd half for Bemidji. The Beavers were up by 5 at the half, but were outscored 36-16 in the 2nd half.

The BSU women are now 3-6 and 2-3 in conference play. The men are 5-6 and 2-4 in conference play. The teams will return to play in a Saturday-Sunday series December 30th and 31st, hosting Upper Iowa and Winona State. Games are 1:30 and 3:30 both days.

Deer River 83, Hill City 51
Fosston 62, Fertile-Beltrami 58
Pine River-Backus 78, Laporte 37
Win-E-Mac 74, Climax/Fisher 44
Blackduck 66, Northome/Kelliher 59 (Dylan Moen had 21 points, while Mark Kingbird & Peyton Johnson had 12)

Win-E-Mac 59, Stephen-Argyle 45 (at REA in TRF)
Menahga 62, Verndale 60 (in Wadena)
Park Rapids 91, Frazee 73
Nevis 53, Browerville/Eagle Valley 41 (The Tigers are 5-0)
Red Lake 87, Fond du lac Ojibwe 79 (Warriors are 4-3 after starting out 0-3)

Cass Lake-Bena 52, RLCC 50 (Northland Tourn)
Clearbrook-Gonvick 58, Goodridge/Grygla-Gatzke 29 (Northland Tourn)
Red Lake 71, EGF Sacred Heart 68 (Northland Tourn) (Warriors are 7-1)
Fertile-Beltrami 51, Fosston 33
Park Rapids 70, Detroit Lakes 56 (Panthers are 4-0)
Win-E-Mac 54, Climax/Fisher 44
Kelliher/Northome 52, Blackduck 39

Stephen-Argyle 63, Win-E-Mac 32 (at REA in TRF)

Cambridge-Isanti took the 40 team Big Bear Invitational hosted by BCLB in Cass Lake Friday and Saturday, winning by 35 points. Coon Rapids took 2nd, followed by Detroit Lakes, Hutchinson and BGMR wrapping up the top 5. The host BCLB Bears were also in the top 10 at #8, with Deer River 9th. Other area results: Walker-Hackensack-Akeley/Nevis was 27th, Park Rapids was 29th, United North Central took 31st, and Fosston Bagley 32nd.

At 106, Trevor Janssen took 2nd for the Bears. Ashton Clark of Park Rapids won the 113 pound category. Jace Geving of Deer River was runnerup at 120. Deer River’s Trey Fairbanks was 3rd at 132. Dillion McGee of Walker-Hackensack-Akeley/Nevis took 5th at 138, while Toby Hintzman of United North Central was 3rd at 160. Cody Dravis of Park Rapids was the champ at 170. Jake Ubert of Fosston/Bagley was the runnerup at 195, while the Bears Hunter Wilcowski took 3rd.


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