North St. Paul holds off Prairie Seeds Academy for 2-1 victory
10/24/2013, 9:45pm CDT
By MARK EMMERT, Special to the Star Tribune
The Polars advance to next week's state semifinals to play Andover in the Metrodome.
Diego Olanda-Fernandez (8) of North St. Paul and Darwin Campoverde (13) of Prairie Seeds Academy fought for control of a header during Thursday's state quarterfinal game at Chisago Lakes High School. Photo: Marlin Levison * firstname.lastname@example.org
The Panthers captains — Alexis Joyce, Lauren Brownrigg, Lauren Sherry, Sarah Fisco — took notice of those eager to make a quick impression. The seniors know they have a solid group of nine returners to help overcome semifinal defeats in the past two state tournaments.