FOOTBALL: Willmar defeats Warrior sophomores
The Brainerd Warrior sophomore football team was defeated by the Willmar Cardinals 42-16 Thursday.
Willmar built a 22-6 halftime lead as it made big third down plays to keep their drives alive against the Warrior defense.
Evan Brecht scored the lone first-half touchdown for Brainerd on a 2-yard run.
The Warriors moved the ball most of the day, but turned it over four times to end drives without scoring.
Brecht scored on a 1-yard run in the third quarter. Chris Veith ran for a 3-yard touchdown to round out the scoring for Brainerd.
Jaquan Cogshell intercepted a pass for the Warrior defense.
The sophomore team travels to Bemidji next Thursday to play the Lumberjacks at 5 p.m.