Both Blake and Andover have not only the aspirations but also the talent to end Edina’s reign atop Class 2A.
After a stretch of four losses in six games, Blake (16-5-1, 4-1-0) has returned to top form, winning its last five contests by a combined score of 30-9. Included in that run were victories over top-10 teams Forest Lake (5-4 on Jan. 23) and Maple Grove (3-2 on Jan. 25). Lily Delianedis (60 points) and Adelaide Burton (49 points) lead No. 6-2A Blake’s offense.
Andover (20-1-0, 10-0-0) boasts five players with 13 or more goals, led by Jamie Nelson’s 21. Goaltender Amanda Pelkey has a sparkling .928 save percentage and 1.21 goals against average for the No. 1-2A Huskies.