Sophomores open with overtime win
The Brainerd Warrior sophomore football team defeated Rocori 26-20 in overtime Thursday at Cold Spring.
Rocori returned the opening kickoff for a score and missed the 2-point conversion.
The Warriors then matched Rocori score for score with quarterback Tom Stoxen scoring two touchdowns and tight end Alex Evanson scoring one. Beau Janousek tallied on a 2-point conversion.
The winning score was by Chris Pohlkamp in overtime.
Mason Severson had a productive day carrying the ball for Brainerd.
The Warriors’ defense caused two turnovers. Winsten Fenske blocked a punt and Stoxen intercepted a pass. Brainerd’s defense shut down Rocori in the overtime period.
Brainerd had 309 total yards to 268 gained by Rocori.
The Warriors travel to Willmar 5 p.m. Thursday.