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Yost, Bemidji topple Denfeld

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Bemidji Pioneer
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DULUTH – Jess Yost scored 17 points as Bemidji eased past Duluth Denfeld 55-38 here Saturday afternoon.

The Lumberjacks (8-15) outscored the Hunters 29-19 in the first half then held a 26-19 advantage in the second half to secure the victory.

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Yost had 14 to lead Bemidji, while Casey Palmet added 11 and Dani Gronhovd went 6-for-7 from the foul line and scored eight points.

For Denfeld (5-17), Becca Hendrickson led the was as the only Hunter in double digits with 12 points.

The Lumberjacks return to Bemidji fo4r a pair of games at home next weekend to close out their regular season.

Bemidji hosts St. Cloud Apollo Monday before closing out the regular season Thursday with a date against Grand Rapids.

Bemidji (55) – Lusby 2 3-3 7; Greendahl 2 0-0 4; Yost 8 1-3 17; Gronhovd 1 6-7 8; Palmer 4 3-4 11; Steever 4 0-2 8. Totals 21 13-16 55.

Denfeld (38) – Jarvi 3 2-2 8; Bauvance 2 2-4 6; C. Taipale 2 0-0 4; Henderson 5 2-2 12; Hill 0 1-2 1; A. Tipale 3 0-0 7.

Halftime Score – Bemidji 29, Denfeld 19.

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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 http://thebeaverblog.areavoices.com/ and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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