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GIRLS HOCKEY: Desrocher’s goal wins it in overtime


Willmar Cardinals goalie Baylie Young thwarted the Brainerd Flying Warriors through regulation, kicking, blocking and gloving 28 shots.

The Flying Warriors finally solved Young at 2:58 of overtime. Lizzy Desrocher took a pass from Sierra Hanowski, stickhandled in the slot toward Young, deked Young left and scored right with a wicked wrist shot for a 1-0 win over the Cardinals on Thursday night at Brainerd Area Civic Center.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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