Even though Coon Rapids (0-3) and Anoka (1-2) were winless in the standings, both knew they were close to finding their first of the season.
Andover boys golf coach John Anderson can add USGA Senior Amateur participant to his resume after a runner-up finish in a qualifier event last month.
The Huskies compiled a 3-2 record at the Southwest Challenge in Marshall Sept. 5-6 including wins against Owatonna (2-0), Jamestown, N.D. (2-1) and Sioux Falls Roosevelt, S.D. (2-0). Andover lost to St. Michael-Albertville (2-0) and No. 8-ranked (Class A) Heron Lake-Okabena (2-1).
A kick off to the season saw the Huskies off to a 3-0-1 start with the wins coming in a span of five days at Huskies Stadium.
Andover is coming off a run to the state tournament and section title with a very senior-heavy roster in 2013 that included Southwest Minnesota State freshman quarterback Connor Wilkie, who passed for a career school-record 5,351 yards and 55 touchdowns over three seasons.