Boys Hockey: Warriors drop opener to Sartell

Brainerd opens its season at home against Sartell

Brainerd's Eric Pohlkamp moves the puck up the ice against Sartell Saturday, Jan. 16, at Essentia Health Sports Center in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch

Eric Pohlkamp tallied the only goal for the Brainerd Warriors who opened their season with a 2-1 Central Lakes Conference loss to the Sartell Sabres Saturday, Jan. 16, at the Essentia Sports Center.

Sartell got the scoring started in the first period with a goal 23 seconds in.

Pohlkamp’s goal off a Landon Mackcow assist tied the game 1-1 at the 6:28 mark of the second period.

Sartell responded with under to play in the second period when Teddy McCabe scored the go-ahead goal.

Warriors goalie Jed Klang recorded 16 saves for the Warriors who outshot the Sabres 26-18.


Brainerd will look to get in the win column in its next game Tuesday, Jan. 19, against Moorhead at home.

Sartell 1 1 0 -- 2
Brainerd 0 1 0 -- 1

First period: Sar-Billy Vogt (Teddy McCabe) 0:23
Second period: Brd-Eric Pohlkamp (Landon Mackcow) 6:28; Sar-McCabe (Tory Lund, Conner Hacker) 16:19
Shots on goal: Brd 26, Sar 18
Goalies: Brd-Jed Klang (16 saves); Sar-Quentin Sigurdson (25 saves)
Conference: Brd 0-1. Overall: Brd 0-1. Next: Brainerd hosts Moorhead 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Brainerd Boys Hockey vs Sartell Gallery

What To Read Next
Subscribe and listen to the Dispatch Sports Wrap with Rad & Hop sponsored by Shannon's Auto Body on the Brainerd Dispatch Minute podcast feed at, Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts.
Three area girls basketball teams were in action Monday, Feb. 6.
Three boys basketball teams were in action Monday, Feb. 6.
The Northern Lakes Lightning hosted Morris-Benson Monday, Feb. 6