Hockey - Feb. 22
The Brainerd Elks 8-U girls hockey team shut out all three opponents in their home jamboree, defeating Alexandria 4-0, Grand Rapids 4-0 and Superior, Wis., 9-0. Front row: Trinity Shields. Second row: Emma Booth (left), Gracie Papenfuss, Isabelle Olson, Diane Glasford, Maren Christiansen, Nancy Mohler, Taeana Evanson. Back: Madison Genz, Sophie Schwendeman, Erin Host, Taylor Larson, Shae Messner, Samantha Stay, Quinn Geraets, Riah Stroot. The team was coached by Tim Booth, Karen Moehler, Noel Glasford and Rory Papenfuss.
The top-seeded Bremer Bank 12-U A girls hockey team won the District 15 championship with victories over Detroit Lakes and Moorhead. Next up is the region tournament March 2-5 at Chisholm. Front row: Mara Roberts, Grace Schulte, Olivia King, Angela Lacy, Brooke Watland. Back row: Sydney Berg, Grace Stockard, Abby Thelen, Ally Smith, Kennedy Rusk, Meghan Tschida, Ellie Riitters, Magali Seymour. Not pictured: Molly West and coaches Shon Roberts, Sarah Sorenson and Lizzy Desroscher.
The Brainerd Nor-Son Pee Wee B1 team won the District 15 championship and will advance to the region tournament March 3-5. Brainerd competed Feb. 17-19 at Morris and beat Fergus Falls 6-1, Detroit Lakes 3-0, and Moorhead 10-1. Front row: Matt Patrick (left), Gus Robinson, Ian Forsythe, Mac Brink, Nate King, Kyle Weiss. Middle: Taylor George, Blake Forsythe. Back: Coach Mike Patrick, James Engen, Ryan Miller, Braedon Metz, Sam Miller, Dylan McLain, Sam Olson, coach Justin George, coach Kurt King.