SARTELL -- The Sartell Sabres slashed through a disabled Willmar defense for five goals in the game's first 35 minutes to roll to a 5-0 victory in Central Lakes Conference match Thursday.
Already without Abygayl Nevarez (shoulder) and Lauren Sing (knee), Willmar lost Brittany Serbus when she took a kicked ball flush in the face from about four feet. She was diagnosed with a concussion and is out indefinitely said head coach Chelsea Brown.
Brown hopes to be able to restock the defense by Saturday when the Cards travel to Mankato West, the top-rated team in the section (2A0.
Willmar (0-8-1, 3-9-1) is 3-1 versus section foes.
Card keeper Jordan Martins made 13 stops against the Sabres (5-3-2, 8-3-2).
Sartell 5, Willmar 0
Willmar 0 0 -- 0
Sartell 5 0 -- 5
FIRST HALF - Sar: Sophia VanSurksum 7:00 ... Sar: Amanda Baloun 17:00 ... Sar: Katie Stuttgen 23:00 ... Sar: Taylor Kruse 27:000 ... Sar: Kurse 34:00
SECOND HALF - no scoring
SHOTS ON GOAL - Willmar: 5 ... Sartell: 20
GOALIE SAVES - Willmar: Jordan Martins 13 ... Sartell: Erin Deters 5
DEFENSIVE SAVES - Willmar: Ariel Gazelka 1, Brittany Serbus 1