ALEXANDRIA -- Brainerd’s Avery Eckman tallied 22 digs, 19 kills and four blocks for the Warriors as they defeated the Alexandria Cardinals 3-1 Thursday, Sept. 19, in a Central Lakes Conference matchup.

Dalaney Schaffer recorded 13 kills for the Warriors and Grace Rivard added 32 digs.

The win pushes Brainerd’s winning streak to five games and hands the Warrior sole possession of second place in the CLC.



Alexandria 21 16 26 21

Brainerd 25 25 24 25



Brainerd statistics

Kate Stadum 8 kills, 12 digs

Grace Peabody 20 set assists

Madison Genz 4 kills, 2 blocks

Abbi Bohlen 22 set assists

Avery Eckman 19 kills, 4 blocks 22 digs

Grace Rivard 32 digs

Karlie Anderson 6 kills, 6 blocks

Delaney Schaffer 13 kills, 5 blocks

Conference: Brd 4-1. Overall: Brd 7-3. Next: Brainerd at Duluth East Tournament 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21.