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Girls Soccer: Eckman, Warriors silence the Sabres

Brainerd traveled to Sartell for a CLC clash.

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Gabby Eckman

SARTELL — Gabby Eckman recorded two goals, including the game-winner 49 seconds into the second half to lift the Brainerd Warriors to a 3-2 Central Lakes Conference victory over the Sartell Sabres Tuesday, Oct. 5.

Emma Sheflo opened the scoring for Brainerd at 10:08 of the first half, but Sartell tied the game 10 minutes later.

Eckman’s first goal handed Brainerd a 2-1 lead before Sartell answered 16 seconds later to create a 2-2 halftime score.

Brainerd keeper Peyton LeMieur finished with six saves as the Warriors outshot Sartell 17-8.

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Brainerd 2 1-- 3
Sartell 2 0 -- 2

First half: Brd-Emma Sheflo 10:08; Sartell 22:37; Brd-Gabby Eckman 37:26; Sartell 37:42
Second half: Brd-Gabby Eckman (Molly Pohlkamp) 0:49
Shots on goal: Brd 17, Sar 8
Goalkeepers: Brd-Peyton LeMieur (6 saves)
Conference: Brd 8-1. Overall: Brd 10-1. Next: Brainerd hosts St. Cloud Tech 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7.
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