Willmar at St. Cloud Tech
7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24

Willmar’s expected to contend for a Central Lakes Conference title this season while St. Cloud Tech is currently atop the league standings after dethroning St. Cloud Apollo 4-2 on Sept. 17 to claim first place outright.

The Tigers and Cardinals (6-2-1, 3-1-1) tied 0-0 in the first meeting last season and St. Could Tech won the rematch 2-1 in overtime.

Willmar’s on a roll with three consecutive wins in which it has outscored opponents 21-1.

The Tigers (6-1-1, 3-0-1) should be feeling good after ending St. Cloud Apollo’s 29-game unbeaten streak and knocking the defending Class 1A state champion from No. 1 to No. 2 in the rankings.

Khalid Gelani had two goals while Mohamud Aden scored off a rebound on his penalty kick in the second half and Mohamed Abdi added a goal in the victory over the Eagles, the first by St. Cloud Tech since 2010.