Blake defender (11) Haluk Ercan-Fang dives to tackle Totino-Grace forward Herbert Endeley (10). Ercan-Fang changed position from forward to defense to counter Endeley. Photo by Carter Jones, SportsEngine
Blake defender Jake Shapiro (15) scores the first goal of the game against Totino-Grace. Photo by Carter Jones, SportsEngine.
Blake's Jake Lundberg scored on a header with just 1:40 left in regulation to lift the Bears to a 2-1 victory over Totino-Grace in the Class 1A, Section 5 title match at Osseo High School Thursday.
Totino-Grace (14-2-2), ranked No. 1 in the final Class 1A coaches' poll and the section's top seed, suffered its first season loss to a Minnesotan team and saw its chances of repeating as state champion end with the loss.
Blake (14-3-1), the section's No. 3 seed, also got a goal from sophomore Jake Shapiro in the first half.
Jacob Wacek, a senior, scored the lone goal for the Eagles, which came in the first half.
Totino-Grace forward Herbert Endeley makes a late run on goal against Blake. Photo by Carter Jones, SportsEngine
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