Winning close games is a sign of a good team but Coon Rapids head coach Jeff DeJoy has seen his share of tense endings to games this season. The Cardinals are 5-0 in games decided by two goals or less. Though two section games have been anything but close, beating Centennial and Osseo/Park Center by a combined 31-21.
Andover boys’ lacrosse was primed for a strong run through sections and perhaps its first trip to state.
Next season Andover and Spring Lake Park will compete for the same Northwest Suburban Conference title. Monday evening, the Huskies opened the 2014 campaign with a 17-12 loss against a much different looking Spring Lake Park squad.
Champlin Park’s Connor Smith scored 44 seconds into overtime to upset top-seed Blaine 12-11 in the Section 7 boys’ lacrosse final at Irondale High School June 5.