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BOYS SOCCER: Top-seeded Anoka nips Warriors 1-0 in quarterfinals


ANOKA — Despite playing probably their best match of the season, the No. 8-seeded Brainerd Warriors saw their season end when they were edged 1-0 by No. 1 Anoka in the Section 8-2A quarterfinals Thursday.

Anoka outshot Brainerd 11-2, but the Warriors were able to keep the Tornadoes out of the net for almost 65 minutes.

The winning goal was punched in by Jake McElmury at the 64:23 mark of the second half.

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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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