Last year’s Roseville Area High School boys basketball team opened the post-season with a victory over North St. Paul and eventually lost in overtime in the section final. Fast forward a year and the Raiders might be having some deja vu moments while preparing for their playoff opener.
Roseville Area High School’s Trae Story pinned Cambridge-Isanti’s Kyle Chromy in his first match at last week’s Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament. Story ended up capturing fifth place. (submitted photo)
Roseville Area High School senior Trae Story closed out his prep wrestling career last weekend by competing in the state tournament. In his final trip to state, Story finished fifth.
For the second straight year the Roseville Area High School girls basketball team drew the No. 1 seed in the section playoffs and faced eighth-seeded Irondale in the first round. Also like last year, the Raiders rolled to an easy victory over the Knights.
Hill-Murray senior goalie Alexys Woodward (30) and junior defense Samantha Boyer (13) try to stop Eagan from scoring during the state quarterfinal. Woodward had 19 saves in the 6-2 win Thursday afternoon and tallied 60 saves over the 3-days at Xcel.
The Hill-Murray Pioneers entered the 2013 Minnesota State High School girls’ hockey tournament for the second time with high hopes.
The opening round play of Section 4AA boys’ hockey action Feb. 23 saw Hill-Murray (1), White Bear Lake (2), Stillwater (3) and Roseville (6) advance to semifinal action that was played Feb. 26 at the State Fair Coliseum Feb. 26.