ALEXANDRIA - The Alexandria Cardinals handed Brainerd its only loss of the Central Lakes Conference season Thursday by scoring a 4-3 victory over the Warriors.
The Warriors finish the regular season 9-1 in conference play, 9-2 overall. They clinched their third straight conference championship earlier this week.
Against Alexandria, Zoe Houle and Emily Nelson were the sole doubles winners for the Warriors.
Taylor Headlee, at No. 1, and Mikinzee Salo, at No. 2, won their singles matches for Brainerd.
Alexandria 4, Brainerd 3
No. 1: Taylor Headlee (B) def. Annie Trebelhorn 6-4, 6-3
No. 2: Mikinzee Salo (B) def. Rachel Zigler 6-1, 6-4
No. 3: Ashley White (A) def. Courtney Tussler 6-1, 6-3
No. 4: Jenna Galstad (A) def. Mackayla Headlee 6-3, 6-1
No. 1: Zoe Houle-Emily Nelson (B) def. Emily Wilkins-Eve Harsel 6-3, 6-1
No. 2: Halea Bruggman-Laura Johnson (A) def. Rylie Fussy-Katie Southard 6-1, 6-1
No. 3: Brianna Ebert-Kristin Schmidt (A) def. Claire Surma-Sam Kletscher 6-4, 6-3
Conference: Brd 9-1. Overall: Brd 9-2. Next: Brainerd in North Subsection 8-2A team tournament Wednesday at Grand Forks, N.D.
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