Bemidji pee wee team places fourth at Paul Bunyan International
Bemidji, which captured the North Division Pool with a 2-0-1 record, dropped its two games in the Championship Bracket of the Paul Bunyan International Pee Wee Hockey Tournament, losing to St. Michael-Albertville 7-2 and to Roseau 6-5 to finish fourth in the 16-team field.
In pool play Bemidji defeated Keweenaw 7-2, edged Rogers 6-5 and tied Fergus Falls 5-5.
Grand Forks defeated St. Michael-Albertville 2-1 Sunday afternoon at the Sanford Center to win the championship.
Grand Forks, which defeated Brainerd 8-3, Cloquet 4-2 and Armstrong-Cooper 10-1 in pool play, advanced to the championship game against St. Michael-Albertville by nipping Roseau 2-1 in the semifinals.
Hermantown claimed the Lumberjack championship with a 6-1 victory over Cloquet. Keweenaw won the Blue Ox title with a 5-2 win over St. Cloud and Fergus Falls was the Headwaters champion with a 4-2 win over Armstrong-Cooper.
PBIHT Sunday Results
Semifinals: St. Michael-Albertville 7, Bemidji 2; Grand Forks 2, Roseau 1
Championship: Grand Forks 2, STMA 1
Consolation: Roseau 6, Bemidji 5
Semifinals: Hermantown 12, Rogers 3; Cloquet 8, Virginia 3
Championship: Hermantown 6, Cloquet 1
Consolation: Rogers 4, Virginia 2
Blue Ox Bracket
Semifinals: Keweenaw 3, Ft. Frances 2; St. Cloud 4, Brainerd 3
Championship: Keweenaw 5, St. Cloud 2
Consolation: Brainerd 4, Ft. Frances 3
Semifinals: Fergus Falls 9, Crookston 7; Armstrong-Cooper 9, Orland Park 3
Championship: Fergus Falls 4, Armstrong-Cooper 2
Consolation: Orland Park 9, Crookston 2