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Top games: Maple Grove grapples with Elk River in a clash of contrast

By Blaze Fugina, SportsEngine, 12/10/18, 12:15PM CST


Dec. 11: The defensively stout Crimson aim to tame the Elks' offensive dynamo — and one of the state's top goal scorers.

Maple Grove goaltender Lucy Morgan and the Crimson will face off against one of the state's top goal scorers Tuesday. Photo by Cheryl Myers, SportsEngine

Maple Grove's stout defense, led by goaltender Lucy Morgan, could be tested Tuesday by Elk River's Kelsey King, one of the state's top goal scorers. Photo by Cheryl Myers, SportsEngine

We task our reporters with identifying several intriguing games throughout the state to assemble our Top Games of the Week. The matchups are presented in no particular order, and when there are additional games we want to highlight, we’ll include them with brief notes.

Other games to keep an eye on

Eagan vs. Eastview, 7:15 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13. In a rematch of last year's Class 2A, Section 3 championship, Eagan (7-1, 6-0) faces Eastview (5-3, 4-2) in a big South Suburban Conference test for both teams. The Wildcats won last year's section final 4-3.

Hill-Murray vs. Mahtomedi, 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14. No. 10-1A Mahtomedi (6-2-1, 2-0-1) takes a five-game winning streak into its only matchup this season with No. 9-2A Hill-Murray (4-4-0, 1-0-0).

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