Freshman Nikki Anderson pitched a one-hit shutout in her varsity debut to lead the Warriors to a 4-0 Central Lakes Conference victory over the Sauk Rapids Storm Thursday.
Anna Tadych went 2-for-3 with a double and two runs for the Warriors. Jenni Smolke hit a triple and drove in two runs. Hallsey Olson went 2-4 with a run and Ashley Tibbetts finished 2-3.
Anderson went the distance striking out 12 and walking two.
The Brainerd Warriors' junior varsity team defeated Sauk Rapids 11-1.
Sauk Rapids 0 1 1
Brainerd 4 9 1
WP: Nikki Anderson. LP: Tiffanie Walentiny. 2B: Brd-Anna Tadych. 3B: Brd-Jenni Smolke. Conference: Brd 1-0. Overall: Brd 1-0. Next game: Brainerd hosts Willmar 5 p.m. Tuesday.
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