Fergus Falls scored two second period goals to hand Bemidji's Lumberjacks a 3-1 hockey setback Saturday afternoon at Fergus.
It was the third straight setback, for the Jacks who fell to 3-4. They host International Falls Tuesday at BSU in their final pre-holiday start.
Bemidji outshot the Otters 28-14 but could find the net only once. Jason Lofquist made 27 stops. Axel Osborn had 11 for the Jacks,.
Adam Hiefort scored both second period goals, the second on a power play.
Steve Heller cut the lead to a single goal midway through the third period but the Otters added an empty net goal in the closing 21 seconds to seal the win.
The JV continued unbeaten with a 9-2 win to reach 7-0. It also faces the Broncos Tuesday.
Bemidji 0 0 1---1
Fergus Falls 0 2 1---3
FIRST PEROD: None, Penalty: FF-Larson, cross check 16:14
SECOND PERIOD: Hiefort 6:39; Hiefort, (Larson-Kinder) 15:32; Penalties: Bem-Bitter, roughing 2:33; Bem-Forseth, hook 13:l59
THIRD PERIOD: Bem-S. Heller (Larson) 9:06; FF-Kinder 16:39, open net; Penalty-FF-Larson, interference 0:24;Bem-Hazeton,intrference 11:31
Bem-Osborn 6 4 1---11
FF-Lofquist 10 8 9---27
Power plays: Bemidji 0-2. Fergus Falls 1-3
Bemidji 9, Fergus Falls 2