Josh Howieson and Chris Pederson combined for three touchdowns as the Brainerd Warrior freshmen defeated St. Cloud Apollo 38-22 Thursday.
Pederson caught TD passes of 33 yards, 1 yard and 74 yards from Howieson. Pederson finished with four receptions for 120 yards. Howieson completed 5 of 8 passes for 165 yards.
Robert Young returned an interception for a score. Matt Malloy, Arron Martin and Brady Mick also had interceptions.
Brainerd 14 6 6 12 — 38
Apollo 0 8 0 14 — 22
B-Josh Howieson 33 pass to Chris Pederson (PAT failed)
B-Howieson 1 pass to Pederson (pass to Devon Fiedler)
B-Howieson 74 pass to Pederson (PAT failed)
B-Allen Jevning 1 run (PAT failed)
B-Mitch Rahn 3 run (PAT failed)
B-Robert Young interception return (PAT failed)
Brainerd individual leaders
Rushing: Rahn 15-86, Jevning 11-70
Passing: Howieson 5-8-165
Receiving: Pederson 4-120, Fiedler 1-45