After beating the same opponent in the previous three section finals, the Roseville Area High School volleyball team saw a different squad on the other side of the net in the Section 4AAA championship match last week.
From left, free safety Alex Hallman, and linebackers Andrew Allen and Hugh Burke, all seniors on the St. Thomas Academy Cadets team, block an offensive approach by the North St. Paul Polars during the Class 5A quarterfinal state tournament game Friday, Oct. 30. St. Thomas went on to win in the 7-0 game. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Game was scoreless until final 2 minutes
St. Thomas 7 - North 0
After winning eight consecutive football games, the highly successful North High Polars were handed a last-minute, season-ending loss by the St. Thomas Academy Cadets in the Class 5A quarterfinal state tournament game Friday, Oct. 30.
North High senior Sarah Mullen (18) pounds one over the net against Mahtomedi during Section 4 Class 3A playoffs at home Oct. 29. The Polars advanced with a 25-16, 25-13 and 25-20 win. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Ross Fleming, head coach of the Mounds View High School boys cross country team said at the beginning of the season that he believed his team could reach the state tournament. His team proved him right last week.