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BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji receives No. 6 seed for sections

BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji High School boys hockey team received the No. 6 seed when Section 8AA seedings were announced Wednesday. The Lumberjacks will hit the road to face No. 3 Brainerd in the section quarterfinals Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m.

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BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji High School boys hockey team received the No. 6 seed when Section 8AA seedings were announced Wednesday. The Lumberjacks will hit the road to face No. 3 Brainerd in the section quarterfinals Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m.

The seedings were determined by a coaches vote.

The Jacks (7-15-1) have played the Warriors (15-9) twice this season: a 9-2 loss at Brainerd and a 5-1 defeat in a Duluth tournament.

Moorhead earned the top seed for the section playoffs and will host No. 8 Rogers in the quarterfinals Tuesday. The other quarterfinal matchups set for that day feature No. 2 Roseau battling No. 7 St. Cloud, and No. 4 Buffalo facing No. 5 St. Michael-Albertville.

The Lumberjacks have one more regular-season game left. Bemidji will host Thief River Falls at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Bemidji Community Arena.

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Bagley/Fosston seeded 10th The Section 8A boys hockey playoff seedings were also revealed Wednesday.

Bagley/Fosston (8-14) received the No. 10 seed and will meet No. 7 Kittson Central (15-7) in Hallock for a 7 p.m. contest Tuesday, Feb. 19. The winner will face No. 2 Thief River Falls in the quarterfinals Feb. 21.

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