ROSEAU - Brainerd/Little Falls goalie Olivia King stopped 28 of the 36 shots she faced, but the Flying Warriors were unable to find the net in their 8-0 non-conference loss to the Roseau Rams Friday. Roseau center Tianna Gunderson scored four goals and assisted on the other four. Roseau 3 4 1 - 8 Brainerd/Little Falls 0 0 0 - 0 First period: R-Tianna Gunderson (Emily Pahlen, Jenna Byfuglien) 9:16; R-Sarina Goos (Gunderson, Ellice Murphy) 5:24; R-Gunderson (Goos, Madeline Huglen) ppg 2:37 Second period: R-Pahlen (Goos, Gunderson) 16:03; R-Gunderson (Goos) 11:43); R
TAYLORS FALLS - Alex Stone posted two solid runs and finished seventh to lead the Brainerd Warriors girls to fifth place in Friday's Wild Mountain Invite. Stone sat in seventh place after her first run and scored the fifth fastest second run, but couldn't move up as she totalled 1:09.20. Emily Aga placed 26th, Hannah Moen 37th and Ashley Fitterer 44th for Brainerd's 542 points. "There was only four points separating us from third place," said Warriors head coach Jim Ruttger. "Orono, who finished third and is in our section, scored 546 points.
N'Gai Dixon paced the Central Lakes College Raiders with 15 points during Friday's 85-71 win over the Ridgewater Warriors in the Central Lakes College Invite. Radamus Jones added 14, while Davaghndre and Alex Koch each finished with 10. Ridgewater 29 42 - 71 Central Lakes 44 41 - 85 CENTRAL LAKES Darsean Woodson 8, Radamus Jones 14, Jerry Truss 4, Trey Heinsius 4, Jake Dryer 6, N'Gai Dixon 15, Davaghndre Jones 10, Darvelle Hayes 4, Eric West 5, Alex Koch 10, Chris Ayers 5. FG 35-76 (33 percent), FT 10-15 (67 percent). 3-point 5-21 (24 percent). Overall: 7-3. Next: vs.
WADENA - Mackenzie Christianson scored the only goal during the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek Blue Devils 2-1 non-conference loss to the International Falls Broncos Friday. Angela Hanson made 33 saves for the Blue Devils. International Falls 1 1 0 - 2 LPGEWDC 0 0 1 - 1 First period: IF-Clara Palm (Ashley Jonson, Amber Tilander) 13:06 PP Second period: IF- Kylie Skallman (Lexi Erickson) 10:26 Third period: LPG-Mackenzie Christianson (McKayla Woods) 16:19 Shots on goal: LPGEWDC 23, IF 35 Goalies: LPGEWDC-Angela Hanson (33 saves); IF-McConnell (21 saves)
AITKIN - Grace Wolhowe recorded 17 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists and five steals for the Staple-Motley Cardinals in their 47-38 non-conference win over the Aitkin Gobblers Friday. The Cardinals have won three straight. Taylor Ehnstrom scored 11 points for the Gobblers. Staples-Motley 21 26 - 47 Aitkin 18 20 - 38 STAPLES-MOTLEY Kelsie Weite 8, Chelsea Nanik 2, Kaitlin Spar 1, Megan Dumpprope 8, Quinn Uhlman 6, Grace Wolhowe 17, Sarah Koopmann 3, Amber Robben 2. FT 12-19 (63 percent). Overall: 4-1. Next: vs.
DETROIT LAKES - The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines lost to the Detroit Lakes Lakers 9-1 in their Mid-State Conference game Friday. The Wolverines have lost five straight.
Scouts from Central Minnesota Council, Boy Scout Troop 45, Brainerd, conducted its court of awards Dec. 18 at the Crow Wing County Highway Department. "We presented our Scouts with several merit badges they earned over the past several months and we also presented a few of the Scouts with advancement in rank," said Scoutmaster Kyle Hall. Three of the troop's Scouts received rank advancements during the court of awards. Caleb Bugnacki, 12, earned both his Tenderfoot and First Class ranks, which are the second and third ranks a scout will earn.
BREEZY POINT - The Breezy Point North Stars led 4-3 in the third period, but were unable to hold on as the Granite City Lumberjacks netted the final three goals to win 6-4 in Friday's North American3 Hockey League game. Joe Costello, Crosby Steen, Jordan Carey and Brooke Evans had a goal apiece for the Stars. Costello was credited with a pair of assists as was Ryan Herbert. Evans and Linder Kenyon also picked up assists. The Stars were outshot 39-26 with goalie Jaxson Gosnell making 33 saves.
STAPLES - Blake Connell's 19 points led a balanced scoring attack for the Staples-Motley Cardinals in Friday's 71-65 Mid-State Conference victory over Pequot Lakes. John Lund added 13 points, Zack Hofman 12 and Andrew Israelson 10. CJ Borleis tallied 25 to lead Pequot in just the Patriots second loss of the season. Pequot Lakes 38 27 - 65 Staples-Motley 34 37 - 71 PEQUOT LAKES Jack Kreitz 9, Hunter Larson 12, Josh Buell 3, CJ Borleis 25, Brandon Hehir 6 , Gage Westlund 8, Henry Liedl 2. FT 11-22 (50 percent). Conference: 2-2. Overall: 7-2. Next: vs.
A first- and a second-place finish during Friday's Central Lakes Conference meet at Brainerd High School should keep Brainerd in the conference lead. The Warriors won the jazz competition by a point over Sartell. "I thought we looked great," said Warrior head coach Cindy Clough. "I was happy with their performance. It's fun to perform in front of the home crowd. We did really well. We have a solid routine this year and it's a favorite of the crowd right now." The crowd came into play as right before Brainerd performed Sauk Rapids was disqualified.