Boys Hockey: Warriors grab early lead, but can’t hang on

The Brainerd Warriors traveled to St. Cloud to take on the Crush.

Max Roby

ST. CLOUD — Max Roby scored the lone goal in the first period for the Brainerd Warriors as they fell to the St. Cloud Crush 5-1 in a Central Lakes Conference matchup Tuesday, Dec. 7.

Jed Klang stopped 26 shots for the Warriors who took a 1-1 tie into the third period before St. Cloud scored four goals in the third.

St. Cloud 0 1 4 -- 5
Brainerd 1 0 0 -- 1


First period: Brd-Max Roby 4:27
Second period: SC-Andrew Cumming (Nick Matanich, Theo Rieland) 0:34
Third period: SC-Theo Rieland (Andrew Cumming) PPG 2:30, SC-Andrew Cumming (Nick Matanich, Ripley Garden) 9:03, SC-Theo Rieland (Isaac Baker) PPG 11:46, SC-Ripley Garden (Nathan Staudinger) 13:18
Shots on goal: Brd 18, SC 31
Goalies: Brd- Jed Klang (26 saves); SC-Ben Glaesman (17 saves)
Conference: Brd 0-1. Overall: Brd 0-3. Next: Brainerd hosts Northern Lakes 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9.
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