ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Grand Rapids pulls away from Lumberjacks in 2nd half

The second half made the difference, as GR totaled 31 points while holding the Lumberjacks to just 19.

BHS_basketball web art
Bemidji Lumberjacks
We are part of The Trust Project.

GRAND RAPIDS -- The Bemidji High School girls basketball team lost 52-39 to Grand Rapids on Tuesday in Grand Rapids, coming up short despite trailing just 21-20 at the half.

The second half made the difference, as GR totaled 31 points while holding the Lumberjacks to just 19.

The Thunderhawks were led by Taryn Hamling, who scored 27 points to lead all scorers and more than double the point total of any Bemidji player.

Hamling received help from Jessika Lofstrom, who poured in 18 points for GR (4-1).

Jackie Johnson led Bemidji with 12 points, with Beth Bolte scoring seven and Kate Hildenbrand six.

ADVERTISEMENT

The Jacks (0-2) return to the court at Zimmerman at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 10.

Grand Rapids 52, Bemidji 39

BHS 20 19 -- 39

GR 21 31 -- 52

BEMIDJI (0-2) -- Johnson 12, Bolte 7, Hildenbrand 6, M. Bieber 4, Milbrandt 4, Pemberton 3, Peterson 2, G. Bieber 1.

GRAND RAPIDS (4-1) -- Hamling 27, Lofstrom 18, Griffen 2, Jamlgaard 2, LaPlant 2, Scherping 1.

What to read next
The Bemidji High School trap shooting team performed among the best in the state on Friday in Prior Lake.
The Bemidji High School trap shooting team is headed to the state meet.
The record-breaking senior thrower for Northome/Kelliher/Blackduck had a few schools in mind for her future. Yet when it came time to make a decision on where to continue her track and field career, MSU turned out to be the choice.
In the 50 years since its implementation, Title IX has given countless Lumberjacks and Beavers the opportunity to pursue sports they love. It’s not always been a smooth road -- nor has it always been perfectly equal -- but it’s a critical fight for the respect that Title IX promises.