Thursday Night Sports: C-I beats St. Michael-Alb. 5-3; Braham Girls Hoops rolls past Eagles; C-I Swim wins big on "Seniors Night"; Rogers hands C-I Boys Basketball a home loss
The Bluejacket boys hockey team pulled out another win with a strong third-period effort to defeat visiting St. Michael-Albertville 5-3 Jan. 20. Down 3-1 early in the third, Cambridge-Isanti got 2 goals from Josh Klingseisen and single goals from Brennan Osen and Brandon Ziebarth. Klingseisen finished with the hat trick since he also scored a short-handed goal in the second period.
The win kept the Bluejackets on the heels of Rogers in the Mississippi 8 race. Billy Winselman made 26 saves in the C-I nets against the Knights.
M-8 Boys Hockey
Rogers 4-0, 8-6-1; Cambridge-Isanti 3-1-1, 9-7-3; Buffalo 3-3-1, 3-12-1; Monticello-Ann. 2-2-1, 6-8-1; Princeton 2-2-1, 5-10-1; St. Michael-Alb. 1-3, 7-6-1; Becker-B. Lake 0-4, 3-12.
Braham Girls Basketball 95, East Central 51
The Bombers swept the season series with the Eagles with a road win Jan. 20, keeping the team’s Great River record perfect on the season.
GRC Girls Basketball
Braham 10-0, 15-1; Isle 8-2, 11-3; Rush City 6-2, 9-3; Aitkin 5-3, 9-6; East Central 5-6, 5-9; Pine City 3-5, 4-7; Ogilvie 2-7, 3-8; Onamia 2-6, 2-10; Hinckley 0-10, 0-11.
C-I Boys Swim 99, St. Michael-Alb. 79
It was "Parents Night" and "Senior Night" at the CIHS pool, and the Bluejackets celebrated with a resounding win over the Knights with C-I swimming exhibition the last three events. Divers Billy Eifert, Zach Stewart and Parker Brown swept the top three spots.
In the 200 Freestyle, David Voller and Grant McCormick swam to the top two placings. Also grabbing the top two spots in their events were Jake Berry & Landon Acre-Kendall in the 100 Butterfly, Calvin Cicha & Acre-Kendall in the 200 IM, and Jason Codner & Benj Nault-Maurer in the 100 Free.
Rogers 58, C-I Boys Basketball 42
The Royals owned a 12-point advantage in the second half to pull away from the host Bluejackets Jan. 20. Preston Bosacker and Ted Lutterman both scored 16 points to lead Cambridge-Isanti, with Ryan Rosenberg adding 6 points.