BELLE PRAIRIE -- Brainerd forwards Aani Rangen and Dani Uphoff scored two goals each as the Warriors posted an impressive 5-0 Central Lakes Conference girls' soccer win over Little Falls Thursday.
Rangen knocked in the first goal, on the first of two assists by Megan Bates, at the 26-minute mark of the first half. Uphoff scored later in the half on an assist by Alyssa Wiebusch to close the first-half scoring.
Uphoff and Rangen scored the next two goals in the second half and Jenny Beilke added the final goal, unassisted, at 78:00.
Melissa Hanson stopped four shots to record the shutout for Brainerd. Dani Larson had eight saves for Little Falls.
Brainerd 2 3 -- 5
Little Falls 0 0 -- 0
First half -- Brd, Aani Rangen (Megan Bates) 26:00; Brd, Dani Uphoff (Alyssa Wiebusch) 38:00
Second half -- Brd, Uphoff (Ally Hartje) 44:00; Brd, Rangen (Bates) 65:00; Brd, Jenny Beilke, unassisted, 78:00
Shots on goal -- Brd 5-8--13; LF 3-1--4
Goaltenders -- Brd, Melissa Hanson (4 saves); LF, Dani Larson (8 saves)
Conference --Brd 3-0, LF 0-3 . Overall -- Brd 4-0; LF 1-4. Next game -- Brainerd hosts Fergus Falls 11 a.m. Saturday at Baxter, LF at Willmar 5 p.m. Monday.
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