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Bemidji’s Jalylen Ingalls grabs an offensive rebound and scores Bemidji’s first points Saturday against East Grand Forks. Monte Draper Bemidji Pioneer

Boys basketball: East Grand Forks thumps Bemidji

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BEMIDJI — Behind the 24-point performance of 6-7 senior center Jim Warmack, East Grand Forks improved to 3-1 Saturday with a convincing 90-37 victory over the Bemidji High School boys basketball team in the second day of the Lumberjacks Classic.

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BHS (0-4) trailed 5-0 from the outset and never recovered. By intermission the Green Wave pushed its advantage to 37-21 and the visitors extended the lead the rest of the way.

Jaylen Ingalls scored Bemidji’s first six points and his 3-pointer from the left wing brought the Jacks within 7-6 with 14:30 to play in the opening period.

East Grand Forks answered with a 7-0 run but Joe Strong’s 3-point bucket from the top of the circle closed the gap to 14-9.

With seven minutes to play in the stanza AJ Anderson converted from the paint to draw BHS within 19-14 but the Green Wave ended the half with an 18-7 run and owned a comfortable 16-point lead at the break.

Warmack was the dominant player on the court as he scored 14 first-half points, three of them the result of a bomb late in the period and the rest from the lane. Guard Ty Misialek chipped in with eight points in the opening 18 minutes.

The Lumberjacks, meanwhile, struggled to find their offensive groove. Ingalls and Strong each had six points in the first half but the rest of the squad combined for only 10.

The trend continued in the second stanza as EGF scored almost at will while Bemidji managed only 16 total points.

Strong was the lone Lumberjack to reach double figures as he scored 10 points. Ingalls, Josh Cervenka and Gabe Salander each tallied six.

East Grand Forks had three players in double digits. Warmack finished with 24, Misialek with 16 and Grant Frydenlund with 14. Kyle Thompson added nine.

Bemidji will continue its quest for its first victory Tuesday when it hosts International Falls.

EAST GRAND FORKS (90): Misialek 6, 3-6, 16; Friez 2, 2-2, 6; Frydenlund 5, 0-0, 14; Seim 1, 0-0, 2; Thompson 4, 1-2, 9; Warmack 11, 1-3, 24; Tinglestad 2, 2-2, 6; Parrish 2, 0-0, 5; Scheving 2, 0-0, 4; Bjornson 2, 0-0, 4. Totals: 37, 9-15, 90.

BEMIDJI (37): Rutledge 2, 0-0, 4; Peterson 0, 0-0, 0; Strong 4, 0-0, 10; Ingalls 2, 1-1, 6; Huseby 0, 0-0, 0; Cervenka 2, 1-2, 6; Anderson 2, 0-0, 4; Snell 0, 1-2, 1; Ramirez 0, 0-0, 0; Salander 1, 4-6, 6. Totals: 13, 7-11, 37

3-point FG: EGF 7 (Misialek 1, Frydenlund 4, Warmack 1, Parrish 1); Bemidji 4 (Strong 2, Ingalls 1, Cervenka 1)

Fouls: EGF 11, Bemidji 14

Halftime: EGF 37, Bemidji 21

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Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

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