The ROCORI Spartans made a couple of second half pushes but could not overcome host Brainerd in a 69-51 loss Tuesday night. Brad Fabel led the Spartans with 26 points, with 18 coming in the second half. ROCORI is now 0-3 on the season and play at Zimmerman on Thursday.

Elsewhere: 

Fergus Falls           78
Sauk Rapids-Rice 47

Sartell-St. Stephen    85
Cathedral                      80

Tech       62
Willmar    51

Alexandria     72
Apollo            71 (OT)

Thursday Schedule: 
Rocori @ Zimmerman (WJON.com)
Orono @ Apollo
Dassel-Cokato @ Willmar
Cathedral @ Milaca