A 1-1 draw in the Class AA state boys’ soccer third-place game gave Andover (15-5-2) and Edina (15-3-4) a share of the trophy during the final state soccer tournament to be played at Mall of America Field Oct. 30.
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.
Unseeded Andover provided a pretty good display of how to work a counterattack to generate not only offensive chances but goals to upset No. 1 seed Minneapolis Southwest 2-1 in the Class AA state boys’ soccer quarterfinals Oct. 24.