Five different players found the net for the top-seeded Brainerd Warriors who advanced to the Section 8-2A championship for the first time in program history with a 5-1 win over No. 4 Elk River Saturday, Oct. 12 at Don Adamson Field.

Jack Thorkelson opened the scoring for Brainerd with the only goal of the first half on an assist from Nick Whiteman.

Goals by Ian Aadland and Kaleb Sundquist put Brainerd up 3-0. While Jonah Davis and Jackson Bluth wrapped up the scoring for Brainerd.

Nick Whiteman
Nick Whiteman
Jack Thorkelson
Jack Thorkelson

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Elk River 0 1 -- 1
Brainerd 1 4 -- 5

First half: Brd-Jack Thorkelson (Nick Whiteman) 5:45
Second half: Brd-Ian Aadland 7:02, Brd-Kaleb Sundquist (Nick Whiteman) 13:11; ER-goal 17:11; Brd-Jonah Davis (Jack Thorkelson) 36:14; Brd-Jackson Bluth (Trent Jackovich) 39:10
Shots on goal: Brd 7, ER 3
Goalkeepers: Brd-Jude Hiltner (2 saves); Elk River (2 saves)
Overall: Brd 12-1-2. Next: No. 1 Brainerd hosts No. 2 Maple Grove 7 p.m.Tuesday, Oct. 15