Weekend Sports Recap
The Pine City Dragons won their fifth straight on the gridiron Friday at Aitkin, 22-8. With the win the Dragons set up a huge showdown Wednesday at Crosby-Ironton. The Rangers, who beat Braham 31-6, come into the game undefeated, and Pine City remains undefeated in the conference. The winner puts themselves in position to win the conference title.
Cambridge-Isanti wins a tight game for the second straight week. The Bluejackets sneak past Becker 20-19 and have now won two in a row. Cambridge-Isanti is 5-1 with two games to play and sit atop the Mississippi Eight. They go on the road to play Buffalo who is also 5-1.
The Mora Mustangs continue their winning ways with a second consecutive win at St. Cloud State. Mora upends St. Cloud Cathedral 39-6 for their third win in as many weeks and they are now 4-2 after a 1-2 start. Mora wraps ups their regular season with two home games, starting Wednesday against Milaca. Hear the game on Cool Country 100.9 WCMP-FM.
Rush City 53 Hinckley-Finalyson 0
Benilde St. Margaret’s 40 North Branch 32
East Central 13 Ogilvie 6
St. Croix Falls 35 Grantsburg 22 (Thursday)
Webster 49 Cameron 0 (Thursday)
Birchwood/Weyerhaeuser 56 Siren 16
Ontonagon 36 Frederic 14
The Pine City Dragons go 1-2 in the Braham Invitational Volleyball Tournament. Pine City beats Braham 2-1 then fall in straight sets to both Faribault and Zimmerman. The Dragons are still perfect in conference play but have a huge match-up at Ogilvie (10-5) on Tuesday.