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Bemidji defenseman Allie Heifort had an opening and took a hearty slap shot on goal against Crookston on Thursday evening. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

GIRLS HOCKEY: Gutty overtime victory for Bemidji over Crookston

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BEMIDJI – The Bemidji girls hockey team weathered the storm Thursday night.

Although the Lumberjacks were whistled for eight penalties for 16 minutes in their game against Crookston, not one of those came back to haunt them.


Bemidji held Crookston’s power play scoreless despite going to the box eight times and survived a late Pirates comeback to claim a 3-2 overtime victory.

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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is the sports editor of the Bemidji Pioneer. He is also the Bemidji State beat writer. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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