SARTELL -- Brainerd senior goaltender Becka Gellert guided the Warriors to their first-ever win over the Sartell Sabres by a 2-0 score in Central Lakes Conference girls' soccer Tuesday.
It was the Warriors' first victory in 12 games against the Sabres.
Gellert had eight saves. With a conference record of 5-2, the Warriors are now in second place.
The Warriors got things started 26 minutes into the first half with a goal by Danielle Uphoff on a pass from Taylor Hartje.
Ten minutes later, Brainerd's Beth Sexton added another goal to give the Warriors the 2-0 margin of victory.
Brainerd 2 0 2
Sartell 0 0 0
First half -- Danielle Uphoff (Taylor Hartje) 26:00; Beth Sexton 36:00
Shots on goal -- Brd 5-510; S 4-48
Goaltenders -- Brd, Becka Gellert (8 saves); S, Amanda Chancellor (8 saves)
Conference -- B 5-2. Overall -- B 7-2. Next game -- Brainerd at Alexandria 7 p.m. Thursday.
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