After winning nearly every Metro East Conference regular-season title since 2010, Mahtomedi has its eyes set on another league championship Tuesday against Hill-Murray, a team fighting for section seeding. Photo by Jeff Lawler, 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.
White Bear Lake vs. Stillwater, 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2: A win over the Bears (8-4, 4-2) would almost solidify the No. 4-2A Ponies' (11-1-3, 5-1-1) Suburban East Conference title pursuits. Both teams are also looking for the highest possible seed in the Section 4 tournament.
Blake vs. Wayzata, 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4: A nonconference and non-section matchup of teams with good pedigree in separate classes. The Trojans (11-2, 5-2) are the No. 3-ranked team in Class 2A and the Bears (9-3, 6-0) are ranked fourth in Class 1A.
The MN Soccer Hub poll is for entertainment purposes only.