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Bemidji's Cory Rutledge elevates for a basket against Thief River Falls' Jaylon Gunderson during the first half of Tuesday night's game. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Jacks' speed too much for Thief River in boys basketball

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Bemidji boys basketball coach Jeff Brown has seen opponents employ a variety of defenses in an attempt to counter the Lumberjacks speed and try to control their offensive weapons.


Tuesday in Bemidji, however, Thief River Falls tried something new when it implemented a three-man zone triangle and assigned defenders to chase the Lumberjacks guards wherever they went.

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Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

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