Boys’ soccer

Wayzata 1, Minneapolis Southwest 0: Ethan Wagner scored in the second half to give the No. 1 Trojans a victory over the visiting Lakers in a Class 2A, Section 6 semifinal.

Wayzata will play St. Louis Park on Tuesday in the championship. The Orioles upset No. 2 Minneapolis Washburn 3-1.

St. Thomas Academy 4, South St. Paul 0: Vernon Lovegreen had two goals and two assists to lead the No. 3 Cadets past the visiting Packers in a Class 1A, Section 3 quarterfinal. Devin McGill and Aman Bird also scored for the Cadets. Matt Gellerman stopped nine shots for the Packers.

Orono 5, Monticello 0: Christian Babo scored two goals and Spencer Overturf had three assists to lead the No. 6 Spartans past the visiting Magic in a Class 1A, Section 6 semifinal. Guyvenson Mohs, Sam Bazil and Cole Wetterstrom also scored for the Spartans.

St. Paul Como Park 4, Hmong Academy 0: Kobby Owu scored two goals to lead the Cougars past the Warriors in a Class 1A, Section 4 quarterfinal. Mario Galindo had a goal and an assist, Ywa Nay Say had two assists and Kher Lin Kyaw had a goal for the Cougars.

Girls’ soccer

Minneapolis Washburn 2, St. Louis Park 0: Lydia Ruppert and Marli Rajacich scored to lead the Millers, ranked No. 1 in Class 2A, over the Orioles in a Section 6 semifinal. Lila Maus assisted on both goals. Senior Elinor Arneson made eight saves for the shutout. Arneson and the Washburn defense (14-1-1) have not allowed a goal since a road loss to East Ridge on Sept. 13.

Wayzata 3, Cretin-Derham Hall 0: Madison Lo earned the shutout against the Raiders. Lily Gilbertson kicked off the scoring with her a goal in the first half. Emily Dillon and Trinity Kristaine added second-half goals for the Trojans, ranked No. 2 in Class 2A. The win sets up a championship game between the top-ranked teams in Class 2A on Tuesday at Wayzata. The Trojans (14-0-3) were the No. 1 seed in the Section 6 playoffs.

St. Paul Como Park 3, St. Croix Prep 0: Maria Aye Meh stopped 11 shots for the Cougars in a shutout of the Lions in a Class 1A, Section 4 quarterfinal. Emily Forstrom, Shar Too and Say Kler Paw scored for the Cougars.

Monticello 3, Heritage Christian 0: Abi Frandsen scored two goals and had an assist to lead the Magic past the Eagles in a Class 1A, Section 6 semifinal. Ali Frickel scored a goal and Miah Olson had an assist for the Magic.

Blake 9, Columbia Heights 0: Amelia Reyes scored three goals to lead the No. 4 Bears past the visiting Hylanders in a Class 1A, Section 5 quarterfinal. Morgan Phillips had two goals, Maddie Tix had two assists and Jade Sund, KK Haug, Sara McClanahan and CC Wallin had one goal for the Bears.


St. Paul Central 35, Minneapolis Henry 16: Junior running back Calhai Haugen led the Minutemen with three touchdowns and 142 rushing yards. The Central defense forced a Patriots safety to open the scoring in the first quarter. Senior Rory Ierien led the Minutemen with 12 tackles, plus two sacks, senior Wilson Weatherspoon had three sacks, and Ben Yang had two interceptions and a fumble recovery.

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