The Central Lakes College Raiders football team moved into the NJCAA/JC Football.com poll Tuesday when they were ranked 20th in the country.
CLC, 4-0 overall, plays at No. 16 and unbeaten Rochester at 6 p.m. Saturday.
Warrior bowlers sweep
Brainerd defeated St. Cloud Cathedral 4-1 and St. Cloud Tech 4-1 Saturday at Granite Bowl in St. Cloud.
Against Cathedral, Kevin Lechner, Jared Magstadt and Derek Maier led Brainerd with 83.3-, 83.3- and 80-percent fills. Maier had six of 10 strikes.
Will Bassett, Maier and Kayla Cartwright led Brainerd against Tech with 90.9-, 85.7- and 75-percent fills. Maier rolled key strikes in the 10th frame of Games Three and Four to seal the victory and had 11 of 14 possible strikes against Tech.
Brainerd travels to Great River Bowl in Sartell Saturday to face Rocori and Milaca.
Brenny paces UND
LINCOLN, Neb. - The University of North Dakota women's cross country team, paced by senior Brittany Brenny of Staples, finished fourth Saturday at the Woody Greeno/Nebraska Invitational.
Brenny clocked a time of 21:26.93 to finish eighth in the university division, 11th overall, out of 266 university and college division runners.
Mangan runs personal best for St. Olaf
NORTHFIELD - Nick Mangan of Baxter placed 18th as the St. Scholastica men's cross country team finished 12th Saturday at the St. Olaf Invitational.
Mangan, a junior, had a personal-record time of 27:03
Conference honors two Warriors, six Flyers
Two Brainerd Warriors and six Little Falls Flyers have been named Central Lakes Conference performers of the week ending Sept. 19.
In girls' swimming, Laura Goll of Brainerd won two events at the Park Rapids Invite.
In girls' soccer, Madison Smith of Brainerd had 22 shots and scored in two wins.
In football, Zach Horejsi of Little Falls had 14 carries for 85 yards and three TDs in a double-overtime win against Moorhead.
In girls' tennis, Molly Koester and Tina Rutz of Little Falls won three matches in three sets each last week at No. 3 doubles.
In boys' soccer, Grant Bell of Little Falls had five goals last week.
In boys' cross country, Preston Zimny of Little Falls placed eighth (17:06) in the Flyer Invite.
In volleyball, Lexi Hirsch of Little Falls had 103 set assists and 56 digs in two matches and one tournament.
JV girls win three games
Brainerd beat St. Cloud Tech 2-0 in junior varsity girls' soccer Monday.
Molly Palm scored two goals and keeper Brooke Nelson had five saves for the Warriors.
Brainerd beat Bemidji 3-0 Saturday. Hannah Hennen scored two goals. Karlie Nelson scored on a penalty kick. Nelson had two saves.
Palm scored both goals in a 2-1 win over Little Falls Sept. 15.
St. Cloud Apollo beat Brainerd 1-0 Sept 10. Nelson had 11 saves.
Elk River beat Brainerd 5-1 Sept. 12. Emily Beltran scored the lone goal, assisted by Palm. Nelson had 13 saves.
Sartell beat Brainerd 3-0 Sept 17. Nelson had 10 saves.
JV boys' soccer wins
Brainerd beat St. Cloud Tech 2-0 in junior varsity boys' soccer Monday.
Brainerd keeper Thor Linnerooth made five saves in the first half. Matt Benson stopped two shots in the second.
Fabio Camargo scored in the fourth minute, assisted by Lucas Conde, who scored in the 14th minute, assisted by Camargo.
JV tennis wins six titles
The Brainerd junior varsity tennis team won six titles in its tournament Saturday.
Singles champions were Megan Hintz at No. 1, Julie Ashburn at No. 2, Corinna Schmidt at No. 3 and Lauren Rud at No. 4.
In doubles, Zoe Wolhart-Alex Williamson won at No. 1 and Chantel Naill-Brittany Uzalac won at No. 2. Kelsey Thompson-Heather Johnson were third at No. 3.
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