A three-goal first half lifted Willmar to the victory at a wet Hodapp Field.

Ellery Lange scored two goals and Sam Christoffer had one for the Cardinals, who improve to 4-2-1, including 4-1-1 in Central Lakes Conference play.

Sauk Rapids (1-4-1, 1-5-1) scored on a penalty kick late in the second half.

Willmar next plays at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at St. Cloud Tech.



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Girls Soccer

Willmar 3, Sauk Rapids 1

Sauk Rapids (1-5-1)................. 0 1 — 1
Willmar (4-2-1).......................... 3 0 — 3
FIRST HALF – (1) W: Ellery Lange (Christoffer) 2nd minute ... (2) W: Sam Christoffer (Lange) 9th minute …. (3) W: Ellery Lange (Fernanda Ossa Letelier) 27th minute
SECOND HALF – (4) SR: unavailable on PK in 73rd minute
SHOTS ON GOAL – SR: 11. W: 11.
GOALIE SAVES – Sauk Rapids: unavailable 8 … Willmar: Ella Swenson 11

Boys Soccer

CCS 4, Chain of Lakes 1

Conner Levesque and Mark Arnold both had a pair of goals to lift Community Christian School of Willmar to a victory over Chain of Lakes at Ampe Park in Paynesville.

Jack Velyan had seven saves at goalie for the Eagles. Max Chapin also had an assist in the win.

CCS ........................... 3 1 — 1
Chain of Lakes ......... 0 1 — 1