Thursday Night Sports: Three goals in third period give C-I home win; C-I Girls Hoops holds off Magic; Braham Girls win big
Down 3-1 entering the third period, the Cambridge-Isanti boys hockey team scored three unanswered goals to defeat rival Princeton at home Jan. 13. Brandon Ziebarth began the rally with his second goal of the game five minutes into the last period. Then Josh Klingseisen (left) netted the next two goals, with the game-winner coming with just 36 seconds left in regulation.
Sam Renier picked up 3 assists for the Bluejackets, with Zach Heuring passing for 2 assists. In relief duty in goal, Billy Winselman made 22 saves, including 19 in the third period. The Bluejackets are now 2-1 in the Mississippi 8 (8-7-2) overall heading to a big conference game at Buffalo Jan. 15.
C-I Girls Basketball 65, Monticello 64
The Bluejackets upped their conference record to 3-1 (8-3 all) by holding off the host Magic Jan. 13. Deandra Vavra scored 13 of her 21 points in the first half as C-I trailed 34-31 at the break. Whitney Olson had 12 second-half points (21 overall) and hit two big three-pointers late to give C-I the lead for good.
Braham Girls Basketball 93, Onamia 17
The Bombers are now 8-0 in the Great River after rolling past the visiting Panthers Thursday eve. This was the second time this season Braham limited Onamia to 17 points.
C-I Gymnastics 146.525, Princeton 111.1
Cambridge-Isanti posted the second-highest point total of the season in a win at Princeton, raising their Mississippi 8 mark to 3-0. Anna Solbrack kept her hot All-Around streak going with 37.2 points against the Tigers.
Orono 95, C-I Boys Swim 91
The Spartans handed the Bluejackets their first home loss of the season, highlighted by them setting a new CIHS pool record in the 200 Medley Relay 1:43.51. Jake Berry won the 200 IM and 100 Backstroke races. More individual 1st places for C-I were David Voller in the 200 Freestyle and Calvin Cicha in the 100 Breaststroke.