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State Soccer Poll: Willmar boys soccer ranked 8th in Class AA

Tops teams: Boys soccer - Class A - Minnehaha Academy, Class AA - Orono, Class AAA - Stillwater; Girls soccer - Class A- Minnehaha Academy, Class AA - Holy Angels, Class AAA - Stillwater

Litchfield sophomore Ole Rogness, right, runs ahead of Minnewaska's Maeson Tank during the early portion of the Little Crow Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022 at Little Crow Country Club in Spicer.
Cardinals senior defender Carson Brown dribbles the ball across the field during a match against the Rocori Spartans on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, at Willmar High School.
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Boys Soccer

From the Minnesota State High School Soccer Coaches Association

Class A

1. Minnehaha Academy
2. Holy Family Catholic
3. Providence Academy
4. Southwest Christian
5. Pine Island/Zumbrota-Mazeppa
6. St. Paul Academy
7. Rochester Lourdes
8. Breck
9. St. Paul Washington
10. St. Cloud Cathedral

Others receiving votes: Hiawatha Collegiate, St. Paul Humboldt, Legacy Christian


Class AA

1. Orono
2. Hill-Murray
3. Bloomington Kennedy
4. Worthington
5. DeLaSalle
6. Holy Angels
7. Benilde-St. Margaret’s
8. Willmar
9. Two Rivers
10. Columbia Heights

Others receiving votes: Richfield, Duluth Denfeld, St. Cloud Apollo

Class AAA

1. Stillwater
2. Wayzata
3. Andover
4. Edina
5. Maple Grove
6. Minnetonka
7. East Ridge
8. Woodbury
9. Cretin-Derham Hall
10. Eastview

Others receiving votes: Champlin Park, Robbinsdale Armstrong, St. Paul Central

Girls Soccer
From the Minnesota State High School Soccer Coaches Association


Class A

1. Minnehaha Academy
2. Southwest Christian
3. Breck
4. Rochester Lourdes
5. Providence Academy
6. St. Croix Lutheran
7. St. Paul Academy
8. St. Anthony Village
9. Watertown-Mayer
10. St. Croix Prep

Others receiving votes: Holy Family Catholic

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Cardinals pick up CLC victory, 2-0
Prep soccer report for Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, in west central Minnesota. Willmar owns the midfield play in beating Fergus Falls 2-0
The Cardinals tied St. Cloud Tech in a 0-0 match.
Willmar battles St. Cloud Tech, a top Central Lakes team to a 0-0 decision.
Isaac Zelaya Velasquez and Saul Bustos score goals for Cardinals in the home victory.
Ted Hill, the only boys soccer coach in the program's history, set to call it quits at the end of the season
Prep soccer report for Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, in west central Minnesota. Cardinals lose their first match of the season, 1-0

Class AA


1. Holy Angels

2. Mahtomedi

3. Hill-Murray

4. Totino-Grace

5. St. Francis

6. Benilde-St. Margaret’s

7. Cloquet-Carlton

8. Mankato East

9. Byron

10. Simley

Others receiving votes: Henry Sibley, Alexandria, Mankato West

Class AAA

1. Stillwater

2. Wayzata

3. Rosmount

4. Blaine

5. Centennial

6. Minnetonka

7. Andover

8. Edina

9. Woodbury

10. White Bear Lake

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Prep girls tennis report for Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in west central Minnesota. New London-Spicer wins 7-0 over Sauk Centre to set up a showdown Tuesday at Osakis. It's a matchup of top Section 6A teams and will help determine seedings when the playoffs begin.
Dragons' Dille leads singles players with 2-0 showing
LQPV/D-B girls finish sixth, boys take seventh
Volleyball report for Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, in west central Minnesota. Wildcats go 2-1 on final day; Wolverines drop three
Wildcats pile up 285 yards rushing to beat Cardinals, 48-13
Cardinals move to 3-1 with a 14-6 victory at Sartell

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