Last time Anoka (14-6-1) met Wayzata (15-3-3) for the state boys’ soccer title it was the Tornadoes that emerged with a 2-0 win.
Two teams that weren’t necessarily expected to be there provided fans a rousing battle in the state Class AA boys soccer championship game.
Blaine’s magical 2012 boys’ soccer season came to a close Thursday as the Bengals (16-4-1) lifted the runner-up trophy after Eastview (15-2-5) won the Class AA State Championship finals 3-2 at Metrodome. Early scoring put the Lighting ahead only 2:12 into the contest before Blaine’s Mitch Boege put in a loose rebound four minutes later […]
Blaine has a chance to do something of a first at Blaine – win a state soccer championship. The Bengals trailed 1-0 in the opening 15 minutes after Bloomington Jefferson converted a penalty kick only to respond with three goals in a 3-1 final in the Class AA semifinal game played at Mall of America Field at Metrodome Oct. 29.
Blaine senior Mitch Boege scored twice in the second half as the Bengals upset No. 1 seed Champlin Park 2-1 in the Class AA State Quarterfinals played at Park, Cottage Grove Oct. 25.