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Boys hockey: Saturday's Bemidji-Roseau section semifinal moved ahead to 3 p.m.

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ROSEAU -- Saturday’s Section 8-2A boys hockey semifinal game between Bemidji and Roseau at Roseau has been moved to 3 p.m.

The game was originally scheduled for 7 p.m. but has been advanced to the middle of the afternoon.

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The fourth-seeded Lumberjacks (11-12-3) gained the section semifinals by outlasting Buffalo 3-2 in double overtime in Tuesday’s quarterfinals. Roseau, the top seed in the tournament, narrowly escaped No. 8 River Lakes 4-3 on Tuesday.

BHS and the Rams have met twice this season and Roseau (17-7-1) dominated both games, winning 8-1 in Bemidji and 6-0 in Roseau.

Saturday’s other section semifinal sees No. 2 Moorhead (12-12-1) hosting No. 3 Brainerd (16-7-2) at 7 p.m. During the quarterfinal round Moorhead blistered No. 7 St. Cloud Tech 8-0 and Brainerd slapped No. 6 Monticello 5-1.

The semifinal winners will advance to Wednesday’s section championship battle. That game is scheduled for 7 p.m. at a neutral site.

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