Monday, September 22, 2008

Three #1s in AA; Tan Defensive Player of the Week

#2 posting 9.22.2008
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There is a shake up at the top of the AAA and AA polls this week. Shakopee is the new unanimous choice for #1 in AAA, while there is a three way tie for first in AA. Marshall, St. Cloud Cathedral and Jordan all have a share of the top spot.
The former #1 AAA team Chaska drops one spot to second.
New to the polls this week: Owatonna moves to #9 in AAA. Andover drops out.
There were no additions or subtractions in AA.
Martin County West is #9 and Onamia moved to #10 in A while Meadow Creek and Mayer Lutheran dropped out.

1. Shakopee (15) 225
2. Chaska 209
3. St. Michael/Albertville 167
4. Eastview 163
5. Lakeville North 154
6. Eden Prairie 142
7. Waconia 137
8. Woodbury 118
9. Owatonna 70
10. Alexandria 59
Others: Blaine (47), Andover (45), Wayzata (34), Centennial (9), Lakeville South (7), Hutchinson (4), Burnsville (1)

1. St. Cloud Cathedral (4) 123
Marshall (5) 123
Jordan 123
4. Hibbing 105
5. Stewartville 98
6. Delano 86
7. Belle Plaine 78
Jackson County Central 78
9. Le Sueur/Henderson 62
10. Caledonia 24
Others receiving votes: Rocori (20), Wadena-Deer Creek (13), Yellow Medicine East (7), Pipestone (7)

1. Bethlehem Academy (9) 189
2. Windom Area (4) 186
3. Minneota 151
4. Wabasha/Kellogg 142
5. SW Christian 136
6. Belgrade/Brooten/Elrosa 133
7. Mabel-Canton 112
8. Ada-Borup 110
9. Martin County West 34
10. Onamia 31
Others: Climax-Fischer (22), Renville County West (21), Mayer Lutheran (19), Meadow Creek Christian (18), Lakeview (15), Parker’s Prairie (13), Chisholm (10), Lake of the Woods (10), SW Star Concept (9), Sleepy Eye/St. Mary’s (8), Northern Freeze (8)
From the Chaska Herald.

Brandon-Evansville topped Underwood in four Saturday. From the Fergus Falls Daily Journal.

Austin won the Rochester JM tournament on Saturday despite losing two pool games. JM finished in third. From the Austin Post Bulletin and Rochester Post Bulletin.

Bigfork took first place beating Hill City in their tournament this past Saturday. The Huskies lost the first game, came from behind in the second game and won 26-24 and won the third game 15-5 for the championship.

The Gopher's Christine Tan and Nicole Fawcett of Penn State were named Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week in the Big 10. It is Tan's second honor this year.

Iowa State wants to "cram the coliseum" when they host #2 Nebraska on Saturday night.

Virginia heads to Virginia Tech on Tuesday in the ACC opener.

Former MSU Mankato coach Marge Burkett will be inducted to the Maverick Hall of Fame this Friday.

Central Lakes won three times this weekend beating Vermilion, Mesabi Range, and Ridgewater. From the Brainerd Dispatch.

Next up: later tonight