East Grand Forks could get a sneak preview of a future state tournament opponent in its battle with St. Cloud Cathedral on Saturday. Photo by Cheryl A. Myers, SportsEngine
We task our reporters with identifying several intriguing games throughout the state to assemble our Top Games of the Week. The matchups are presented in no particular order, and when there are additional games we want to highlight, we’ll include them with brief notes.
Blake vs. Maple Grove, 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 15. Top scorer Joe Miller (25 goals) leads No. 2-2A Blake (18-5-0, 5-0-0) against standout defenseman Henry Nelson (team-best 24 points) and No. 10-2A Maple Grove (15-8-0, 9-2-0).
Monticello vs. Princeton, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11. Monticello (16-6-1, 10-0-0) and Jeffrey Henrikson (team-best 36 points) square off against a potential Class 1A, Section 5A playoff foe in Princeton (11-11-1, 7-4-0) and senior Jack Southard (29 goals).
St. Thomas Academy vs. Minnetonka, 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13. A tradition of thrilling, high-tempo games between these teams figures to continue as Jackson Hallum-led St. Thomas Academy (12-8-2, 5-3-1) meets Teddy Lagerback (16 goals) and Minnetonka (12-11-0, 6-3-0).
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