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Three Willmar Cardinals earn Central Lakes Conference honors

Hockey player Halle Mortenson, basketball player Jaida Reiman and wrestler Conlan Carlson are performers of the week.

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Willmar eighth-grader Conlan Carlson (top) controls Bemidji's Hunter Heim during their 120-pound match Friday at Willmar High School. Carlson won by tech fall, 17-1. Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

Willmar Cardinal athletes Halle Mortensen, Jaida Reiman and Conlan Carlson have been recognized as Central Lakes Conference Performers of the Week.

Mortensen, a sophomore goaltender, was named the CLC girls hockey defensive player of the week. She had two conference victories.

Reiman, a junior guard, was named the CLC girls basketball offensive player of the week. Reiman had 21 points in one game.

Carlson, an eighth-grader on the wrestling team, is 8-0 after defeating the Nos 2 and 4 ranked wrestlers in the state.

Also honored by the CLC:
- From Brainerd, boys hockey player Eric Pohlkamp and boys basketball player Griffin Rushin;

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- From Alexandria, .boys hockey goaltender Christopher Loken and boys swimmer Nicolas Welle.

- From Brainerd/Little Falls girls hockey, Molly Hagelie.

- From Sauk Rapids, senior boys basketball player Ethan Opsahl.

- From St. Cloud Tech, girls basketball player Alexis Finken.

- From Fergus Falls, boys Nordic skier Kolsen Papon.

- From Bemidji, boys diver Aidan Saari.

- From St. Cloud Tech/Apollo/Cathedral gymnastics, Taylar Schaefer.

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