Girls' hockey state tournament

Defending Class 2A champion Hill-Murray and 2015 Class 1A runner-up Blake drew the top seeds for the girls' hockey state tournament this week at Xcel Energy Center. The pairings and seeding of the top five teams in each class were announced Saturday by the Minnesota State High School League.

Class 2A

Thursday • quarterfinals

• Eastview (18-6-4) vs. #2 Edina (19-7-1), 11 a.m.

• Forest Lake (18-7-3) vs. #3 Eden Prairie (19-7-2), 1 p.m.

• Sartell-Sauk Rapids (21-7-0) vs. #1 Hill-Murray (27-0-1), 6 p.m.

• #5 Lakeville South (20-5-2) vs. #4 Maple Grove (20-5-2), 8 p.m.

Friday

• Semifinals, 6 and 8 p.m.

• Consolation semifinals, 10 a.m. and noon at Ridder Arena

Saturday

• Consolation final, 11 a.m. at Ridder Arena

• Third place, 11 a.m.; championship, 7 p.m.

Class 1A

Wednesday • quarterfinals

• Northfield (19-9-0) vs. #2 Warroad (23-3-1), 11 a.m.

• Alexandria (18-7-1) vs. #3 St. Paul United (21-5-1), 1 p.m.

• Luverne (20-6-0) vs. #1 Blake (23-2-2), 6 p.m.

• #5 New Prague (17-9-1) vs. #4 Proctor/Hermantown (19-7-1), 8 p.m.

Thursday

• Consolation semifinals, 10 a.m. and noon at Ridder Arena

Friday

• Semifinals, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Saturday

• Consolation final, 9 a.m. at Ridder Arena

• Third place, 9 a.m.; championship, 4 p.m.

TV: Semifinals and finals are on Ch. 45