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Bemidji girls basketball team to host Cloquet in quarterfinal Tuesday

The Bemidji girls basketball team was awarded the fourth seed in the Section 7-3A playoffs and will host Cloquet 7 p.m. Tuesday in the quarterfinal.

Tuesday's home game also affected the BHS boys basketball team which is scheduled to entertain Thief River Falls that night. As a consequence of the girls basketball playoff game, the boys game will begin at 5 p.m., varsity only.

Tickets will be sold separately for the boys and girls games.

The boys will be home March 4 against Detroit Lakes in the season finale.

Grand Rapids earned the top seed in the Section 7-3A girls tournament while Hermantown is ranked second and Hibbing third.

If the Lumberjacks win Tuesday they will head to Grand Rapids 7 p.m. Friday. Hibbing will visit Hermantown in Thursday's other semifinals.

Friday's winners will tangle 7 p.m. March 10 at a neutral site and that winner will advance to the state tournament.

Section 7AAA

Girls Basketball Pairings

Tuesday's Quarterfinal

Game 1: Cloquet (N. 5) at Bemidji (No. 4), 7 p.m.

Friday's Semifinals

Game 2: Game 1 winner at Grand Rapids (No. 1), 7 p.m.

Game 3: Hibbing (No. 3) at Hermantown (No. 2), 7 p.m.

Championship March 10

Game 4: Game 2 winner vs. Game 3 winner, 7 p.m., neutral site

Pat Miller

Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

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