Following an arduous 2-hour-plus opener, the Brainerd Warriors can expect a more rapid pace when they visit the Willmar Cardinals Friday night.
Brainerd scored 72 points against Fergus Falls, including 27 unanswered in the first 9-plus minutes.
BAXTER - Just three games into the 2013 season the Brainerd Warriors have already won as many games as all of last season.
Victory No. 2 was a close-to-the-vest 1-0 win over the St. Cloud Apollo Eagles that gave Brainerd a 2-1-0 overall mark.
Depth might be a factor when the Brainerd Warriors kick off their season Friday night at Fergus Falls.
Many players may have to see action as the National Weather Service is forecasting a 7 p.m. temperature of 84 with a heat index of 86.