Heading into the state tournament last week, the top-seeded Mounds View High School boys tennis team was expected to have to contend with challenges from Minnetonka and Wayzata in its quest for a state championship.
Two weeks ago, the track and field teams from Mounds View High School swept the team titles at the Suburban East Conference championships. A week later they did the same at the Section 5AA state qualifier.
The Irondale High School girls lacrosse team opened the Section 5 playoffs against a familiar foe last week and came away with a familiar result. The Knights beat seventh-seeded Robbinsdale Cooper 13-1 on Thursday.
The Mounds View High School boys tennis takes aim at a state title this week. The Mustangs are the No. 1 seed in the Class AA team tournament that runs Tuesday and Wednesday at the Baseline Tennis Center.
The Mounds View High School baseball team continued its late-season surge last week with two victories in the playoffs. The Mustangs enter this week needing just one victory to advance to the state tournament and two chances to do it.