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Girls hockey: Sobieck lifts Willmar to 1st conference win

WILLMAR — The Willmar Cardinals notched their first conference win of the season with a 1-0 shutout over Brainerd/Little Falls on Tuesday.

Alex Sobieck scored unassisted from behind the goal line off to the side at 14:32 in the second period and Madison Sandberg stopped 29 shots to lead the Cardinals (1-5, 7-5).

“Madi gave us a really good chance to get the win,” Willmar head coach

JaColby Anderson said. “She played an outstanding game.”

Willmar next plays road games at Mankato West on Friday and Mankato East on Saturday.  

Willmar 1, Brainerd/Little Falls 0

Brainerd/LF (1-5, 1-11-1)    0  0  0 — 0

Willmar (1-5, 7-5)    0  1  0 — 1

SECOND PERIOD – W: Alex Sobieck 14:32

GOALIE SAVES – Brainerd/Little Falls: Sara Wennerstrand 14 … Willmar: Madison Sandberg 29