WHITE BEAR LAKE – Bemidji’s Bantam AA hockey team dropped both starts at the VFW state tournament and ended its season with a 36-8-2 record.
In Friday’s first round Bemidji fell 5-3 to Mounds View and in Saturday’s consolation action the team lost 3-1 to Alexandria.
Elk River advanced to today’s final with a 6-5 overtime win over Rosemount and a 4-0 victory over Sartell. Elk River will take on either White Bear Lake or Hermantown in the championship game.
Those teams met late Saturday and the winner will advance to play Elk River.