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Brainerd Warrior Boys Basketball Grab #1 Seed

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Credit: Jeff Collins

After a 14 game winning streak the Brainerd Warriors are the top seed in Section 8AAAA boys basketball. The Warriors receive a first round bye and take on the winner of Friday’s St Michael Albertville/ Moorhead matchup on Tuesday March 23rd in Brainerd. At 14-2 overall the Warrior win streak began with a 96-89 win over Apollo way back on January 19th and continued through last Friday’s finale at Bemidji. Coach Charlie Schoeck’s Warriors have played excellent defense during the winning streak with a variety of scorers each game, led by Senior Griffin Rushin at 22.5 ppg. With a win on Tuesday the Warriors would advance to play Friday the 26th in Brainerd.

The other half of the Section 8AAAA bracket features # 2 seed Maple Grove versus # 7 Rogers and # 3 seed Buffalo against # 6 Elk River. Both games are Friday night at 7 PM. All Warrior games can be heard on 1380 KLIZ The Fan.

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Photo Credit to Jeff Collins