The Brainerd Warriors boys' hockey team has been seeded sixth in the Section 7AA tournament and will play at No. 3 Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 in the quarterfinals.
In other quarterfinal games Feb. 22, No. 7 Forest Lake will play at No. 2 Duluth East, No. 8 St. Francis at No. 1 Greenway and No. 5 Grand Rapids at No. 4 Hibbing.
Semifinals are Feb. 24, at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center. The championship is March 1 at Hibbing.
JV boys' basketball team nips Flyers
Jake Phillips' three-pointer at the buzzer helped the Brainerd Warriors defeat Little Falls 64-61 in junior varsity boys' basketball Monday.
Leading Brainerd scorers were Bryce Cloutier with 18 points, Phillips with 15 and Jorgen Hartje with 10.
Students take karate exam
Eight Brainerd area residents participated in an official karate rank examination Saturday at Central Minnesota Karate in St. Cloud.
Yellow Belt (8th Kyu) -- Glenn Ruis, Aitkin; Lisa Murphy, Brainerd; Derek Ruis, Aitkin; Erik Heimark, Aitkin; Caleb Buttenhoff, Baxter; Jessie Perry, Brainerd.
Purple Belt (5th Kyu) -- Chase Ellig, Aitkin.
Purple Belt (4th Kyu) -- Kelsey Klucas, Aitkin.
Northern women defeat Duluth
The Northern State University women's basketball team defeated Minnesota-Duluth 77-62 Saturday.
Brainerd High School graduate Sara Hemquist had four points, four rebounds, six assists and six steals in 27 minutes for Northern. The Wolves improved to 10-4 in the conference.
Youths wrestle in tournaments
Nine Brainerd youth wrestlers competed at the Park Rapids Headwater Open Saturday.
First-place finishers included: Kindergarten -- Levi Rubin, 59 pounds; Sixth grade -- Nate Rubin, 99.
Second place: Second grade -- Donovan Johnson, 60; third grade -- Devin Janousek, 60, Nicholas Grausam, 65; fourth grade -- Leo Wittner, 61, Desmond Janousek, 80.
Third place: Third grade -- James Anderson.
Beau Janousek wrestled in the preschool/kindergarten 37-pound class.
Three area wrestlers competed Sunday at the Long Prairie/Grey Eagle Thunder Open.
First place: Fourth grade -- Desmond Janousek, 80.
Second place: Third grade -- Devin Janousek, 60.
Third place: Preschool/kindergarten -- Beau Janousek, 37.
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