Willmar at St. Cloud Apollo
7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 1

Sartell-St. Stephen and St. Cloud Tech have separated from the rest of the Central Lakes Conference teams in the standings, but Willmar or No. 2-1A St. Cloud Apollo could vault back into contention with a win in their Thursday matchup.

The Eagles' only league losses are to the Sabres and Tigers, while the Cardinals dropped games to St. Cloud Tech and St. Cloud Apollo. 

The Eagles (8-2, 4-2) won that first meeting 5-4, but Willmar (8-3-1, 4-2-1) enters the game on the heels of an impressive performance in a 1-0 loss to St. Cloud Tech. St. Cloud Apollo fell to the Tigers 4-2.

Abdinajib Yussuf leads the Eagles with eight goals. Suleimon Ali has seven goals and seven assists while Leighton Lommel has tallied six goals and 13 assists. Abass Mohamed (5 goals) and Abdiaziz Aden (four goals) are also contributing on offense for St. Cloud Apollo.