Technically, the spring state tournament season began May 14 with the badminton state tournament, which culminated with St. Paul Johnson sweeping the team, singles and doubles championships.

A week later, Wayzata won its 12th consecutive synchronized swimming state title, making the Trojans a sorely under-recognized dynasty.

Saturday, Robbinsdale/Hopkins/Mound-Westonka won the PI Division title and St. Cloud Area won the CI Division at the adapted softball state tournament.

State champions will be crowned this week in boys’ tennis, softball and track and field. The state golf meet and state lacrosse and baseball tournaments will take place the following week.

This week’s events:


When: Tuesday through Friday

Where: Class 2A is at Baseline Tennis Center at the University of Minnesota. Class 1A is at Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center in south Minneapolis.

Schedule: Tuesday — Team quarterfinals. Wednesday — Team semifinals and finals. Thursday — Individual preliminaries. Friday- Individual semifinals and finals.


When: Thursday and Friday

Where: Caswell Park, North Mankato

Schedule: Thursday — Quarterfinals and semifinals in 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A. Friday — All championship games.


When: Friday and Saturday

Where: Klas Field, Hamline University

Schedule: Friday — Preliminaries and some finals (3,200 meter run, some field events). Saturday— Finals in all remaining events.