The Bemidji Lumberjacks wrestling team winds up its regular season tonight, hosting its second triangular of the week with St. Cloud Tech and Moorhead.
The boys hockey team completes a hectic week at Warroad while the gymnasts end their regular schedule at Fergus Falls.
The matmen divided their two matches Tuesday, bowing to Bagley-Fosston 45-35 before beating BCLB 62-18.
Tonight's opponents will present a far stiffer assignment.
The Jacks open with Tech at 5 and close with Moorhead at 8 after then Tigers and Spuds come to grips at 6:30.
Tech brings a 5-11 mark in dual matches into the battle with Bemidji 5-15.
Both have beaten Alexandria and both were well beaten by Brainerd in their only matches against common foes.
Tech won last year' meeting 48-27 on a 9-5 match split aided by three Bemidji forfeits
Moorhead, a longtime doormat in 8-3A wrestling, has made major strides in rebuilding its program and is 10-6 in duals.
They also have beaten Alexandria but also beat Detroit Lakes 44-27, a team that stopped the Jacks 37-28.
Bemidji should have Dale Norton back in the lineup tonight after he sat out Tuesday's bouts.
The Jacks will likely open with: 103-Tyler O'Beirne; 112-Logan Crosby; 119-Jaike Crosby; 125-Craig Maas; 130-Kade Johnson; 135-Norton;140-Drew Peterson; 145-Copy Thoring; 152-LeRoy Pacheco; 160-Russ Mason; 171-Corey wt-Alex Johnson.
The hockey team completes its toughest week of the year if not ever.
It pushed Roseau to the limit Monday before bowing 4-3 and was blanked at Moorhead 3-0 Tuesday.
Tonight, it faces Section 8A's power at Warroad.
The Warriors are 18-4, splitting with Roseau, East Grand Forks and Thief River and losing 5-4 to Grand Rapids.
They trail Moorhead and Roseau in the Mariucci Conference in a tight race and are second to TRF in the 8A standings.
Among their 18 wins is a 6-3 decision at Bemidji in December.
The Jacks, once 11-6, have dropped four of their past five starts to stand 12-10 and need at least one win in their final three games to end over the .500 mark.
The gymnasts should win at Fergus.
They took last year's meeting here 131-121 and have been averaging around 5-10 points higher than the Otters through the y ear.
They beat Park Rapids 131-118 in their last start.
It will be the final regular season start for seniors Rachel Bell, Kati Parker and Amanda Sycks, Sycks just returning from a season long injury.
Sophs Katie Jensen, Nicole McDonald, Jessie Bergquist, Chelsea Anderson and Tiana Stinar, freshman Alyshia Moe and seventh grader Amy Carey have contributed points the past six starts.