North St. Paul can cruise to another Metro East title this season but the Polars, who face Henry Sibley on Tuesday, are also looking for momentum heading into the postseason. Photo by Korey McDermott, SportsEngine
Shakopee vs. Chanhassen, 7 p.m., Friday, May 17: Shakopee (10-6, 7-4) meets No. 8-4A Chanhassen (12-2, 4-1) in an early introduction to section tournament play that could be a preview to the Class 4A, Section 2 championship.
Northfield vs. Faribault, 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 14: This game is for position near the top of the hotly contested Big 9 Conference, but it matters more for momentum heading into the section tournaments. No. 3-3A Northfield (9-1 8-1), looking for its first state tournament berth, has Winona standing in its way in Class 3A, Section 1; defending Class 3A state champion No. 2-3A Faribault (16-1, 11-1) has Mankato West in its path in Section 2.
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