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Girls Hockey: Warriors and Alex tie in critical section game

The Brainerd Warriors host the Alexandria Cardinals in an important Central Lakes Conference and Section 8-2A game.

Brainerd Warriors
Brainerd Warriors

Peyton LeMieur and Emma Booth netted goals for the Brainerd/Little Falls Warriors who battled to a 2-2 overtime tie with the Alexandria Cardinals in a Central Lakes Conference and Section 8-2A game Thursday, March 11, at Essentia Health Sports Center in Brainerd.

LeMieur and Booth put BLF up 2-0 in the first before Alex countered single goals in the second and third periods.

The Warriors outshot Alex 41-27 with Breya Sawyer recording 25 saves.

Brainerd entered the contest second in the Section 8-2A standings. Alexandria was third in the section standings with a 7-1-1 record and a No. 20 QRF.

Brainerd beat Alexandria 2-1 Feb. 11. Alexandria had won seven straight.

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Alexandria 0 1 1 0 -- 2
Brainerd/LF 2 0 0 0 -- 2

First period: BLF-Peyton LeMieur (Lucy Peterson) ppg 4:29; BLF-Emma Booth (Reagan Aus) 5:57
Second period: Alex-Makenna Aure (Anna Doherty, Riley Nyberg) ppg 7:19
Third period: Alex-Doherty (Lauren Maras) 5:11
Shots on goal: BLF 41, Alex 27
Goalies: BLF-Breya Sawyer (25 saves); Alex-Jordan O’Kane (39 saves)
Conference: BLF 6-2-1. Overall: BLF 11-4-1. Next: BLF hosts Roseau 4 p.m. Saturday, March 13.

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