Boys Hockey: Brainerd falls 3-2 to Lumberjacks

The Brainerd Warriors traveled to Cloquet to face the Lumberjacks.

Alex Jones (27) of Brainerd celebrates after scoring a goal against Cloquet-Esko-Carlton at Northwoods Credit Union Arena on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, in Cloquet. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

CLOQUET — The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton Lumberjacks scored two third-period goals to steal away a 3-2 victory from the Brainerd Warriors Thursday, Jan. 6.

The non-conference loss drops Brainerd’s record to 1-9 overall.

Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 1 0 2 – 3
Brainerd 1 1 0 – 2


First period: CEC-Patrick Dunaiski 16:41, Brd-Kaleb Estrada (Cayden Kleffman)12:35
Second period: Brd-Max Roby (Harrison Seymore) 14:24
Third period: CEC-Dunaiski 7:55, CEC-Wyatt Mrozik (Karson Young) 5:00
Shots on goal: Brd 20, CEC 40
Goalies: Brd- Jed Klang (37 saves); CEC- Kyle Abrahamson (18 saves)
Overall: Brd 1-9. Next: Brainerd hosts Alexandria 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11.
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