Brainerd’s Connor Powers posted 27 points, eight rebounds and three steals for the Warriors as they defeated the St. Cloud Tech Tigers 82-72 in a Central Lakes Conference game Tuesday, Jan. 14, at Brainerd High School.

Ben Staehling added 21 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the Warriors, while Owen Davis tallied 17 points and seven rebounds

Brainerd shot 57 percent from the field, but trailed 47-44 at the half to Tech, which falls to 0-7 in the conference and 1-12 overall.

Brainerd held the Tigers to 47% shooting and outrebounded them 46-30.

Griffin Rusin also hit double figures with 10 points to go with his seven rebounds and two blocked shots.



St. Cloud 47 25 -- 72
Brainerd 44 38 -- 82



ST. CLOUD TECH
FG 27-57 (47%), FT 9-20 (45%). 3-point 9-28 (32%).



BRAINERD
Ben Staehling 21, Griffin Rushin 10, Owen Davis 17, Nate Staehling 1, Max Lelwica 2, Connor Powers 27, Camron Engholm 4. FG 30-54 (56%), FT 14-26 (54%). 3-point 8-22 (36%). Conference: 3-3. Overall: 4-8. Next: hosts Alexandria 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17.