ST. CLOUD - Whitney Joyce and Emily Wyman each scored goals and Jess Bye added two assists but the Brainerd Warriors were unable to hold a 2-0 lead against the St. Cloud Tech Tigers, losing a Central Lakes Conference girls' hockey game 3-2 Tuesday.
Brainerd managed to outshoot Tech 33-20 but Tigers goalie Nikki Kaasa closed off the net after letting in two early Warrior goals and ended the game with 31 saves.
Ashlynn Windjue had 17 saves for Brainerd, which drops to 6-5-2 in conference play, 8-11-2 overall.
Brainerd 1 1 0 - 2
St. Cloud Tech 0 2 1 - 3
First period: Brd-Whitney Joyce (Jess Bye) 10:28
Second period: Brd-Emily Wyman (Elle Adams, Bye) :22; SCT-Jessica Bhein (Katelyn Dold) :48; SCT-Dold (Kendra Fischer) 3:06
Third period: SCT-Dold 5:48
Shots on goal: Brd-33, SCT-20
Goalies: Brd Ashlynn Windjue 17 saves, SCT-Nikki Kaasa 31 saves
Conference: Brd 6-5-2. Overall: Brd 8-11-2. Next: Brainerd hosts Sartell/Sauk Rapids 7 p.m. Thursday.
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