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Bemidji HS boys basketball: Free throws lift Spuds to victory

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Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

The Moorhead Spuds proved better free throw shooters Saturday to hand Bemidji's boys a 72-69 basketball setback on the Spuds' court.

The game, as usual, developed into a free throw shooting contest with 56 fouls whistled. Moorhead made 29 of its 37 attempts while Bemidji netted only 18 of its 30.

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It was a back and forth contest from the start that was tied 35-35 at the break.

Both teams held 4-5 point leads in the second half which went into the final minutes before three straight charging fouls assessed on Bemidji gave Moorhead the points to take the lead and make it hold up at the end,.

Bemidji lost Ryan Rude, Carey Woods and Cody Rutledge on five personals while only Joe Emery departed for the Spuds.

Ryan Sederquist paced the Spuds with 26 while Carey Woods hit 26 for Bemidji with Rude adding 18 and Czar Woods 11.

But Moorhead had nine players in the scoring column and Bemidji just seven.

The win lifted Moorhead to 3-4 and dropped Bemidji to 5-4.

The two teams meet again at Bemidji Feb. 4

The B and C teams were again outmatched facing the Moorhead JV and B Teams.

The B Team turned in its poorest performance of the year to fall 82-34 led by Rutledge's nine. Moorhead had four players in double figures .

The freshmen fell 54-34 with no player scoring more than six points. Moorhead had five finish between 7-11

The B Team is 5-4 and the Freshmen 0-6.

All three teams host Thief River Tuesday in their next starts.

BEMIDJI (69) Rude 7 4-7 5 18; Frost 1 3-4 4 5l Richardson 1 1-1 4 3; Czar Woods 4 1-2 2 11; Carey Woods 8 8-9 5 26; Kroening 2 0-1 2 5; Rutledge 0 1-4 5 1; Brown 0 0-0 4 0; Kane 0 0-2 1 0; Hengel 0 0-0 0 0; Totals: 23 18-30 32 69

MOORHEAD (72) Fernholz 2 7-8 1 12; Stetz 1 2-2 2 4; A. Lien 1 4-5 0 6; Emery 0 2-2 5 2; Sederquist 9 6-6 3 26; Anderson 5 1-2 4 11; White 1 3-5 3 5; Solien 0 2-2 1 2; Wheeler 0 0-2 1 0; C. Lien 1 2-2 4 4; Totals: 20 29-37 20 72

Three point field goals; Bemidji 5 (Czar Woods,2 Carey Woods 2, Kroening); Moorhead 3 (Sederquist, 2, Fernholz)

Halftime score; Bemidji 35, Moorhead 35

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BEMIDJI B (34) Rutledge 9, Declusin 8, Sullivan 4, Hendricks 4, Mills 3, Baker 2, Cervenka 2, Supalla 1, Hengel 1, Bellew, Fodness, Vonasek, Berndt, Fraley 0

MOORHEAD (82) Hand 15, Oien 13, Watnemo 12, Lien 11, Bosche 9, Ellingson 7, Widmar 7, Wheeler 6, Wolford 2

Halftime score; Moorhead 40, Bemidji 21

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BEMIDJI C (34)  Baumgartner 6, Hovila 5, Summer 5, Huseby 5 Fairbanks 5, McNallan 4, McLean 2, Cermak 1, Leinen 1

MOORHEAD (54) Kasper 11, H. Anderson 9. Roesier 8, Bye 8., Ness 7, Robertson 4, J. Anderson 3 Widmar 2, Wright 2

Halftime score; Moorhead 28, Bemidji 14

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