Boys Hockey: Brainerd falls to Centennial 5-2

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CIRCLE PINES—Luke Johnson netted a second-period goal and Nick Hastings followed with a third-period goal for the Brainerd Warriors in a 5-2 non-conference loss to Centennial Tuesday.

The Warriors put 19 shots on net, while Colin Kleffman secured 16 saves in goal.

Johnson was assisted by Will Lundstrom and Joe Klang on his goal at 5:18 of the second period.

Hastings goal at the 8:37 mark of the third period was unassisted.

Centennial 1 1 3 — 5

Brainerd 0 1 1 — 2

First period: Cen-Jack Menne (Carter Wagner, Hayden Brickner) 15:38

Second period: Brd-Luke Johnson (Will Lundstrom, Joe Klang) 5:18; Cen-William Francis (Wagner) ppg :39

Third period: Cen-Menne (Lucas McGregor, Francis) 7:06; Brd-Nick Hastings 8:37; Cen-McGregor (Robert Carlson) 9:26; Cen-Jack Pierson (Joshua Hermes, Scott Nelson) 10:49

Shots on goal: Brd 19, Cen 21

Goalies: Brd- Colin Kleffman (16 saves); Cen-Travis Allen (17 saves)

Overall: Brd 7-4. Next: Brainerd hosts Roseau 6 p.m. Friday.