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Girls Soccer: Warriors victorious in 1st round of tourney

The Brainerd Warriors hosted the Bemidji Lumberjacks in the opening round of the 218 Tournament Friday, Sept. 30.

Paige Yeager
Paige Yeager.
Kelly Humphrey
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BRAINERD — Paige Yeager scored the lone goal with less than two minutes left in the first half for the Brainerd Warriors as they defeated the Bemidji Lumberjacks 1-0 in the opening round of the 218 Tournament Friday, Sept. 30, at Adamson Field in Brainerd.

Gracelynn Dickinson kept a clean sheet in net as she stopped all 10 shots she faced.

The Warriors were able to even the season series at one after losing to the Lumberjacks 1-0 on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Brainerd will now face Duluth East in the second round of the 218 Tournament.

Bemidji 0 0 – 0

Brainerd 1 0 – 1

First half: Brd-Paige Yeager 38:26

Shots on goal: Brd 10, Bem 10

Goalkeepers: Brd-Gracelynn Dickinson (10 saves); Bem-Laura Bieborf (9 saves)

Overall: Brd 7-5-1. Next: Brainerd hosts Duluth East in the second round of the 218 Tournament Saturday, Oct. 1.

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