SARTELL — Jenny Hendrickson scored the first goal and Maddie Hastings scored the eventual game winner as the Brainerd Warriors beat the Central Lakes Conference leading Sartell Sabres 2-1 Tuesday.
“We came to play strong, fast and smart tonight and we outplayed them,” said Brainerd coach Ricky Lacerte. “We played 10 players to their 11 for the last 30 minutes, but our defense still controlled their offense. We controlled midfield and won the game.”
The Warriors’ win broke a three-game losing streak.
Tori Saxum made 21 saves and Emma Whiteman assisted on Hendrickson’s goal.
Brainerd 1 1 — 2
Sartell 0 1 — 1
First half: Brd, Jenny Hendrickson (Emma Whiteman) 15:03
Second half: Brd, Maddie Hastings 48:18; S, Ivy Kuhn 64:24
Shots on goal: Brd 15, S 22
Goalkeepers: Brd-Tori Saxum (21 saves); S-Kristin Catellano (13 saves)
Conference: Brd 5-5-1. Overall: Brd 5-8-1. Next: Brainerd hosts Sauk Rapids 5 p.m. Thursday.