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FOOTBALL: Beavers win Mineral Water Bowl for first-ever postseason victory

Bemidji HS girls basketball team makes quick work of Sartell

The Bemidji High girls basketball team registered its 12th win of the year Saturday afternoon, scoring a 62-52 victory at Sartell.

It lifted the team to 12-1 and dropped the Sabres to 9-4.

Bemidji hosts West Fargo Tuesday and travels to Brainerd Thursday and Sauk Rapids Saturday for its next three starts.

Bemidji jumped to a 36-28 halftime lead and added two more points to the margin after the break

Kayla Hirt led the way with 34, hitting a wide variety of shots inside and out. Erika Weimann added 10 and Kenzie Kane nine.

Sartell had a two pronged attack from center Andrea Whitney with 24 and guard Haley Guetter with 18. But their teammates could add only 10 more.

Bemidji worked with a zone defense throughout the contest with two players still missing with injuries.

It built an 18 point lead midway through the second half and made it stand up.

The B Team fell 54-41 out scored 26 -13 in the second half.

Caitlin Hadrava paced the team with 13. It dropped Bemidji to 5-6.

The freshmen reached 8-3 with a 48-37 decision. Greta Steever hit 24 and Jessa Lusby 11 to pace the attack.

BEMIDJI (62) Heisler 0 0-0 0 0; Hirt 14 6-7 2 34; Hendricks 0 1-2 2 1; Weimann 4 0-1 0 10;. Yost 3 0-0 1 1 6; Kane 3 2-2 2 9; Gilbertson 1 0-0 2 2; Totals: 25 9-13 9 62

SARTELL (52) Jacobs 0 0-0 2 0; M. Haider 2 0-0 2 4; Guetter 8 0-0 3 18; A. Haider 1 0-2 3 2; Whitney 9 6-10 2 24; Totals: 22 6-12 12 52

Three point field goals: Bemidji 3 (Weimann 2, Kane); Sartell 2-Guetter 2

Halftime score; Bemidji 36, Sartell 27

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BEMIDJI B (41) Hadrava 13, Monsrud 7, Sagedahl 7, Morehouse 6, Erpelding 3, Gronhovd 3, Treat 2, Long 0

SARTELL (54) Nielson 21, Whitney 17, Corcoran 8, Sweeter 5, Specht 3

Halftime score; Bemidji 28, Sartell 28

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BEMIDJI C (48) Steever 24, Lusby 11, Bardwell 4, Frey 4, Woods 3, Johnson2, Jahner, Mart 0

SARTELL (37) Kruse 11, Ross 9, Winter 8, Dahlon 4, Marcek 3, Husmann 2

Halftime score; Bemidji 22, Sartell 12

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