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Bemidji Wins Battle of Jacks

Bemidji High School freshman Lindsey Hildenbrand tosses the ball up to score for the Lumberjacks in the first half of the game against Cloquet on Saturday at BHS.

George Bailey – NSO


Behind 23 points from Lindsey Hildenbrand, the Bemidji High School girls basketball team edged out a 52-46 win over Cloquet at the BHS Gymnasium on Saturday.

Bemidji outscored Cloquet 28-20 after going into the locker room with a 26-24 deficit. Of Hildenbrand’s 23 points, 15 came in the second half to lead the home Lumberjacks to the six-point win.

Mackenzie Nicklason and Rylie Jones were the next leading scorers for BHS, each tallying seven points on the day. Allie Wojtysiak put up a team-high 18 points for Cloquet, while Vanna Kelley joined her in double figures with 11.

The win marks three in a row for Bemidji, which improves to 15-9 on the season. Cloquet drops to 13-10 with the loss.




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