For the first time this season, all three Bulletin-area high school football teams lost in the same week last Friday. Two of losses put serious dents in the conference-championship hopes of two of the teams.
Tartan junior midfielder Andrew Collins (3) takes a kick near his St. Croix Prep Academy opponent during the last game of the regular season. The Titans won 9-2 at home Oct. 5. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Tartan junior midfielder Andrew Collins (3) takes a kick near his St. Croix Prep Academy opponent during the last game of the regular season. The Titans won 9-2 at home Oct. 5.
In a game that had more unlikely scenarios than a deadlocked Congress, the Tartan Titans rebounded from a 21-41 loss at the hands of the South St. Paul Packers a week ago, and put a hurt on the Mahtomedi Zephyrs Oct. 4.
In an unlikely and what had to be thought by many to be a huge Classic Suburban Conference (CSC) upset, the Tartan Titans went into a disheartening overtime session, and went on to post a 23-20 victory.
Mounds View and White Bear Lake have developed quite a football rivalry over the years but this week’s tilt between the Mustangs and Bears doesn’t have quite the cachet that it has had in past seasons. The biggest chore for Mounds View’s coaches this week might be keeping their players from looking past White Bear.
While the main focus of the season up to this point for the Mounds View High School girls swimming and diving team has been on winning conference dual meets, that changes for the next couple of weeks. The Mustangs have no duals on the schedule this week as they prepare for true-team competition.
Another week into October and another fall high school sport kicks off its post-season.
Last week it was girls tennis and this week it’s soccer. The seeds for the Section 5AA playoffs were determined on Sunday and here’s a look at where the Bulletin-area teams ended up.