One year after Spring Lake Park ended Andover’s season with a one-point win, the roles were reversed as No. 2 seed Andover topped No. 3 Spring Lake Park 33-32 in overtime in the Section 4-5A championship game played at Andover Nov. 1.
No. 4 seed Spring Lake Park blanked No. 5 Robbinsdale Copper 29-0 in the Section 4-AAAAA quarterfinals at Spring Lake Park Oct. 22. Panthers senior Grant Walter continued to make big plays. He not only blocked a second-quarter punt, but scooped up the loose ball and returned it 10 yards for a touchdown and a 29-0 lead by halftime.