Boys Basketball: Brainerd still perfect in CLC play

The Brainerd Warriors traveled to Sartell Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Johnny Pecarich
Johnny Pecarich

SARTELL — Johnny Pecarich scored 33 points, including five 3-pointers, as the Brainerd Warriors beat the Sartell Sabres 77-66 in a Central Lakes Conference and Section 8-4A game Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Brainerd’s Eli Hoelz tallied 19 points while Nick Evanson finished with 12 points. Brainerd remained unbeaten in conference play moving their conference record to 14-0 and 19-3 overall. The Warriors, who are ranked No. 15 in Class 4A, are scheduled to play No. 16 ranked Moorhead Thursday, Feb. 23, weather permitting.

Sartell 27 39 – 66

Brainerd 33 44 – 77


John Pecarich 33, Eli Hoelz 19, Nick Evanson 12, Luke Diem 5, Sawyer Hennessey 4, Garrett Gilbert 4. FG 30-59 (50.8%), FT 8-11 (72.7%). 3-point 9-26 (34.6%). Conference: 14-0. Overall: 19-3. Next: at Moorhead 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23.

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