Boys Basketball: Brainerd bounces Rocori by 40

The Brainerd Warriors hosted the Rocori Spartans Friday, Feb. 25.

Brainerd boys basketball vs Rocori
Brainerd's Johnny Pecarich goes up for a shot Friday, Feb. 25, 2022, against Rocori at Brainerd High School.
Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD — Mitchell Degen matched his Wednesday output with 27 points and Cam Engholm doubled his points from earlier in the week with 22 to lead the Brainerd Warriors to a 74-34 Central Lakes Conference victory over the Rocori Spartans Friday, Feb. 25.

Degen added three rounds and three steals and Engholm added four boards and two blocked shots for the 15-8 Warriors.

Johnny Pecarich added 12 points, on 5-of-9 shooting, and four rebounds as the Warriors swept the season series with Rocori. Brainerd beat Rocori 61-49 Jan. 7

Rocori 22 12 -- 34

Brainerd 48 26 -- 74


John Pecarich 12, Nick Evanson 4, Michael Munsch 2, Eli Hoelz 2, Mitchell Degen 27, Cooper Jacobs 2, Cam Engholm 22, Luke Diem 3. FG 32-52 (61.5%), FT 5-9 (55.8%). 3-point 5-16 (31.2%). Conference:12-2. Overall: 15-8. Next: Brainerd at Robbinsdale-Armstrong 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26.

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