Maple Lake won the last two Class 2A state titles, but the Irish must defend their back-to-back championships with a less experienced team as they face a fellow top Class 2A, Section 6 competitor in St. Cloud Cathedral. Photo by Cheryl Myers, SportsEngine
We task our reporters with identifying several intriguing games throughout the state to assemble our Top Games of the Week. The matchups are presented in no particular order, and when there are additional games we want to highlight, we’ll include them with brief notes.
Eagan vs. Stillwater, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 4. Top programs in No. 3-3A Eagan (1-0) and No. 4-3A Stillwater (3-1) face off early in the regular season. Both lost to Lakeville North in last year's state tournament, and both return enough talent to be considered contenders in 2018.
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