Ross Fleming, head coach of the Mounds View High School boys cross country team said at the beginning of the season that he believed his team could reach the state tournament. His team proved him right last week.
North High senior Isaiah Koran (16) charges ahead looking for an opening in third quarter State Class 5A quarterfinal action against St. Thomas Academy at Woodbury High School. The Polars lost in the final minutes 7-0 Oct. 30. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Game was scoreless until final 2 minutes
St. Thomas 7 - North 0
After winning eight consecutive football games, the highly successful North High Polars were handed a last-minute, season-ending loss by the St. Thomas Academy Cadets in the Class 5A quarterfinal state tournament game Friday, Oct. 30.
Concordia Academy senior Seguy Hanson has had a solid season for the Beacons' boys cross country team and that season has been extended one additional week. Hanson gets one more race thanks to his performance last week in the section meet.
Packers gain 3rd straight state tournament appearance
South St. Paul 27 - Simley 7
The Simley Spartans had hopes of gaining a berth in the Class 4A state tournament last week, but first they had to get past conference rival South St. Paul in the Section 3 championship game.