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Boys Basketball: Powers ignites Warriors 6-point win

Connor Powers

Connor Powers netted 22 points for the Brainerd Warriors as they defeated the Alexandria Cardinals 78-72 in a Central Lakes Conference game Thursday, Jan. 10 at Brainerd High School.

Joey Sauer contributed 16 points and eight rebounds and Eric Martin knocked in 13 points as the Warriors ended Alexandria's three-game win streak and advance to 5-5 overall.

Brainerd 37 41—78

Alexandria 38 34—72

ALEXANDRIA

Trey Hoepner 14, Cody Branson 2, Carrson Jones 12, Kristen Hoskins 8, Anders Hedstrom 8, Colton Roderick 3, Treyton Thompson 25. FT 16-21 (76 percent).

BRAINERD

Ben Staehling 7, Mason Malone 10, Eric Martin 13, Owen Davis 5, Gabe Smith 2, Joey Sauer 16, Connor Powers 22, Griffin Rushin 3, FG 28-51 (54 percent), FT 10-21 (47 percent). 3-point 12-29 (41 percent). Conference: 3-3. Overall: 5-5. Next: against Willmar 3 p,m. Saturday, Jan. 12.

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