Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Woodbury Done

#1 posting 10.29.2008
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Of the 12 AAA Playoff games yesterday 8 ended in sweeps, 3 went to five, and their were 2 upsets. The first #1 seed fell with Cretin-Derham Hall bumping off Woodbury in the 4AAA semifinals.
Three ranked teams fell---#3 Lakeville North, #6 Waconia and #9 Woodbury.

#1 in the coaches poll Shakopee swept #5 seed Prior Lake with a margin of 30 points. The Sabers' Megan Wittman had 19 kills. plus results from section 3 and 6 from the StarTribune and the Shakopee News.
It was a bit tighter in the other semi with #2 seed Chaska sweeping #3 Waconia with a margin of 8 points. From the SW Scoreboard.

In case you missed it I reported on the civil war upset sweep win of Lakeville South over Lakeville North, plus the Eastview sweep of Burnsville.

#4 Cretin-Derham Hall beat #1 seed Woodbury in five. The Royals actually had the point advantage of 14 points.
#2 Stillwater beat #3 Roseville with a margin of 7 points.

#2 Hopkins swept #3 Holy Angels with a margin of 18 points.
#1 Wayzata survived an upset bid by #4 Bloomington Jefferson with a margin of 4 points.

#1 seed Grand Rapids survived #5 Forest Lake in a fiver with a margin of 7 points. From the Duluth News Tribune.
#2 Andover swept #3 Anoka with a margin of 37 points.

#1N Alexandria swept #2S St. Cloud Tech with a margin of 41 points. From the St. Cloud Times.
Last Friday Alex swept Moorhead. From the Echo Press.

#1S St. Michael-Albertville swept #2N Bemidji with a margin of 30 points. From the Bemidji Pioneer.
Last Friday STMA's Katherine Harms reached her 1000th kill against Elk River. She went into the game with 999. Harms didn't play varsity ball until her sophomore year.

Section 1 and 5 play their semifinals.
In section 1 could there be an all Rochester final? Mayo and Century are still alive. The Rochester Post Bulletin asks the question.

Next up: AA Playoff results