Edina forward Emily Oden (16) celebrated after scoring in the third period against Blake in the Hornets' 4-2 victory in the Class 2A, Section 6 championship. Photo: ANTHONY SOUFFLE • firstname.lastname@example.org
Edina, which cemented its place as the top girls’ hockey team in Class 2A with a section final victory against No. 2 Blake, earned the top seed for the state tournament.
The defending champion Hornets drew first-time tournament qualifier Brainerd/Little Falls in the quarterfinals Thursday at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Centennial, making its first trip to state in 10 years, got the No. 2 seed and faces Lakeville South. No. 3 seed Hill-Murray plays Eagan and No. 4 Andover faces No. 5 Eden Prairie.
The full Class 2A bracket is here.
In Class 1A, Warroad earned the top seed and plays New Ulm in the quarterfinals, which begin Wednesday.
No. 2 seed Breck plays Marshall. No. 3 Red Wing, led by Ms. Hockey favorite Taylor Heise, plays Proctor/Hermantown and No. 4 Alexandria plays No. 5 St. Paul United, runner-up at state the past two seasons.
The full Class 1A bracket is here.