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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.
East Ridge vs. Cretin-Derham Hall, 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22. The No. 7-3A Raptors (6-1-1) and No. 10-3A Raiders (9-1) are part of the fight for the Suburban East Conference crown just behind first-place Stillwater. The Raiders are newcomers to Class 3A coaches' poll as of this past week.
Minnehaha Academy vs. DeLaSalle, 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24. The No. 2-1A Redhawks (8-0) and No. 7-2A Islanders (6-1) meet up in a non-conference matchup. Minnehaha Academy has been nothing short of impressive with its 8-0 start and victories against a number of top-10 Class 1A programs.
Duluth East vs. Mounds View, 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24. The Greyhounds make their way to the metro once again to take on the defending Class 3A champions as part of their rigorous non-conference schedule. The Mustangs have struggled to keep on pace with their 2021 success but are looking to turn things around with the postseason on the horizon.
The MN Soccer Hub poll is for entertainment purposes only.