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Bemidji's Meg Claypool looks to make a shot during the Section 8-4A semifinal game against Elk River Saturday night in Wadena. Forum Communications Co. Photo/Steve Schulz

Bemidji High School girls basketball season ends with loss in section semifinals

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The dream ended for the outstanding Bemidji High girls basketball team Saturday when it fell to Elk River 61-59 at Wadena.

The Elks will face Brainerd or Buffalo Friday at St. John's University for the title.


Bemidji entered the playoffs top seeded at 22-3. Elk River was seeded fourth, entering play at 16-11 but compiled mainly against a Twin Cities schedule.

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