Basketball: Brainerd 8th-grade girls win state title
The Brainerd Warriors eight-grade girls' basketball team competed in the MYAS State Tournament.
ROGERS — The Brainerd Warriors eighth-grade girls' basketball team won the MYAS Tier II State championship Sunday, Feb. 26, at Rogers High School.
The Warriors defeated Belle Blaine 39-26, Edina 35-34 and Champlin Park 29-26 on their way to the Championship Game. In the title game, Brainerd defeated Byron by 17 points. The team allowed only eight points the entire game and won 25-8.
There were 16 teams in the bracket, including teams from Forest Lake, Stillwater, Alexandria, Buffalo, New Prague, Chanhassen, Champlin Park, Mounds View, Rosemount, Chaska, Edina and Minnetonka.