Bemidji Middle School basketball
The Bemidji 8A girls dropped their last four starts last week to drop to 6-6 on the year.
They faced Fosston Tuesday in their latest start.
On Friday, Bemidji lost to Crookston 30-29 with Claire Laakso hitting 8,. Claudia Bellew 5, Tara Bergeron and Casey Palmer 4 and Caroline Kuether, Aeryn Drouillard and Kelsey Burns 2.
Palmer topped the rebounders with nine. Crookston led 13-10 at the half.,
Saturday at the Pequot Lakes Invitational, Bemidji lost to Pequot 36-27 in its first game, trailing 17-9 at the half.
Taylor Kane hit 7, Jillian Ricci 6, Kuether 5, Kayla Snell 4, Anna Fogarty 3 and Bellew 1.
Bergeron led the rebounders with 7.
Grand Rapids jumped to a 31-8 halftime lead and won the second start 41-15.
Bergeron hit 4, Bellew, Palmer, Fogarty, Snell and Rachel Riley 2 and Kane 1. Palmer's four rebounds were high.
The final game was a loss to a second Grand Rapids team 27-19.
Palmer and Kuether hit 4, Bellew 3 and Ricci, Kane, Snell and Laakso 2.
Kane led the rebounders with six.
The Bemidji Middle School girls 7A broke into the win column for the first time Saturday, wining two of its three starts at the Pequot Lakes Invitational.
It came after bowing at Bemidji 50-13 to Crookston.
'The Pirates took a 25-3 halftime lead and coasted home.,
Alissa Sagedahl hit 4, Alexa Greendahl 3, Katrina Holman and Bethany Knutson 2 and Karlie Leif and Megan Serratore 1.
Holman and Sagedahl led with 5 rebounds.
The team goes to Fosston with the 8A team for Tuesday games.
Saturday, Bemidji shaded Red Lake 31-28 for its first win.
Sagedahl had 8, ,Serratore 5, Jessica McKay 4, Knutson Leif and Jenna Thompson 2 and Ali Long 1
Holman led the rebounders with7,
Bemidji then fell to Pequot 26-22. Greendahl led with 8, Sagedahl had 5, Tori Koch 3, McKay and Serratore 2 and Holman 1. Sagedahl's 9 rebounds was high.
Bemidji took second place with a 34-32 win over Grand Rapids with10 players scoring.
Greendahl had 8, Serratore 5, Amber Smith 4, Holman, Knutson and Thompson 2 and Koch, Alex Littlewolf and Long 1. Sagedahl led with 11 boards. Knutson and Leif were named top defenders.
Bemidji is now 2-9 on the year.