Boys Hockey: Brainerd trips Willmar, 5-2
WILLMAR -- Three first-period goals were too much for the Willmar boys hockey team to overcome, losing 5-2 to Brainerd in Central Lakes Conference play Friday.
Brainerd (4-5, 7-9) found the net behind Willmar goalie Ben Leitch three times in a 3:04 span of the first period.
The Cardinals (2-9, 6-11) opened the second period with a goal from Grant Schow at the 2:12 mark, but the Warriors responded with a goal near the end of the period and another with 3:24 left in the third.
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