The Bemidji High School girls hockey team’s season came to an end Saturday with an 8-1 defeat to Roseau in the Section 8AA quarterfinals.
Lexi Leitner tallied the lone goal for the No. 8 Lumberjacks in the first period with the assist going to Austyn Tobey. The top-seeded Rams (19-5-2), however, scored five times in the opening 17 minutes en route to the victory.
Bemidji ends the season with a 10-16 record, finishing with the most wins by the program since the 2015-16 campaign.
Eight seniors donned blue and white for the final time Saturday: Jemma Copiskey, Meray Eichstadt, Gracie Fisher, Olivia Johnson, Becca Josefson, Eva Latuiri, Ariyah Thomas and Tobey.
The Bemidji High School girls hockey team was seeded eighth in the Section 8AA Tournament and will hit the road to face top-seeded Roseau in the quarterfinals, as announced Wednesday.
The Lumberjacks (10-15) will meet the Rams (18-5-2) for the third time this season when the schools square off in the quarterfinals at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, in Roseau. The Rams prevailed in both regular-season meetings by scores of 6-1 on Nov. 21 and 10-0 on Jan. 16.
Saturday’s other quarterfinal matchups pair No. 2 Brainerd with No. 7 Moorhead; No. 3 Alexandria with No. 6 St. Cloud; and No. 4 Sartell/Sauk Rapids with No. 5 Buffalo.
Bemidji wrapped up its regular season Feb. 4 with a 2-1 road loss to Crookston. The Jacks’ 10 wins are the most in a season by the program since 2015-16.
The Bemidji High School girls hockey team conceded two third-period goals in a 2-1 regular-season ending loss at Crookston on Tuesday night.
Bemidji caps its regular season with a 10-15 record, the program’s most wins since the 2015-16 campaign.
The Jacks will learn who they’ll face in the Section 8AA Tournament when the seedings are announced Wednesday after a coaches vote. The quarterfinals are slated for Saturday, Feb. 8.