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BOYS BASKETBALL: Lumberjacks win 3A academic all-state award

BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji High School boys basketball team added an academic accolate to its trophy case on Wednesday.

The Lumberjacks were named the 2019 Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association Academic state champions in Class 3A, as well as the Section 8-3A champions, for their efforts in the classroom.

Teams are evaluated on their cumulative GPA for the projected section tournament roster, including individual GPAs for each student, for members in grades 9-12.

Hancock was named as the state academic team champion in Class A, Minnewaska Area in Class AA, and Hastings in Class 4A.