Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Playoffs Tonight; Northern Sun, MIAC Awards

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Bemidji faces St. Michael-Albertville in the 8AAA semifinals tonight. From the Bemidji Pioneer.

Nine teams in the West Central Tribune area are still alive.

Kenyon-Wanamingo says "Bring on BA." from the Red Wing Republican Eagle.

The best bets tonight: 3 comes up a lot today
AAA: Section 3 has four power packed teams with the battle of Lakeville (North vs South) and Eastview vs Burnsville. South St. Paul is the battle zone.
Section 2 is another bone crunching foursome with Shakopee taking on upset winner Prior Lake and Chaska vs Waconia in a battle of top 10 teams. Those contests are at Minnetonka.

AA: Section 3 South is an all Southwest Conference battle with Marshall taking on Pipestone and Jackson County Central facing Worthington. The action will be at Redwood Valley.

A: Again with section 3--this time in the south again Windom takes on SW Star. Both teams were in the top 10 during the season. That contest is at Luverne.

Southwest Minnesota State moves up to #3 in the latest D2 poll. From the Marshall Independent.
UM Duluth moves up to #17.

SW MN State's Devin Diedrich and Sara Graf were offensive and setter of the week in the Northern Sun.
Andreana Pieper of St. Cloud State was the defensive player of the week for the third time this season.

Bridget Burtzel of Gustavus is the setter/libero player of the week in the MIAC.
Katie Christensen of Augsburg is the hitter of the week.

Rochester beat Ridgewater on Sunday in five. Here is the Rochester Post Bulletin report.

Central Lakes will be in the Region 13B tournament in Hibbing this weekend. From the Brainerd Dispatch.

Ridgewater's Karie Blommel and Carina Fesenmaier were named to the all tournament team. From the West Central Tribune.

Zumbrota-Mazeppa recaps the end of the season in the Red Wing Republican Eagle.

Waterville-Elysian-Morristown lost to Bethlehem Academy to end their season. From the Waseca County News.

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