Willmar upends Brainerd
BRAINERD -- Led by Taylor Filipek and Jordan Smith, the Willmar Cardinals blew by Brainerd 70-52 on Thursday in Central Lakes Conference boys basketball.
Each had struck for 15 points by halftime, which ended with the Cardinals leading 42-21.
Willmar, which was coming off a one-point loss to St. Cloud Tech on Tuesday, improves to 9-2 in the CLC and 13-5 overall.
Montevideo plays at Willmar on Saturday evening in a non-conference game.