by Dennis Dalman
Girls soccer will play Benilde-St. Margaret tonight (Oct. 29) at 5:30 p.m. at St. Cloud State University. You can follow live tweets at @gosartellsabres.
Boys soccer played Breck School on 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night (Oct. 28, after Newsleader press time). Sartell lost to Breck 1-3, according to the Minnesota State High School League website.
It’s a proud moment for Sartell High School as both its Sabre boys and girls soccer teams are competing for state-champion honors this week and possibly into the following week.
This year, only three schools’ girls’ and boy’ teams qualified for state play. They are Sartell-St. Stephen and Orono (Class A) and Eagan (Class AA).
As of Newsleader press time Wednesday, Oct. 28, the teams were competing in the quarter-final rounds. The following were the line-ups for quarter-final competition:
Class A Girls Quarterfinals:
No. 1 Seed (Section 5) Benilde-St. Margaret’s, St. Louis Park (17-1-1) vs. (Section 8) Sartell-St. Stephen (14-4-2) — 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, at St. Cloud State University.
Class A Boys Quarterfinals:
No. 4 Seed (Section 5) Breck School, Golden Valley (12-4-4) vs. No. 5 Seed (Section 8) Sartell-St. Stephen (14-2-4) — 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, at Benilde-St. Margaret’s High School, St. Louis Park.
Winners will then go on to the semi-final games, which will be played in Husky Stadium on the campus of St. Cloud State University.
The Class A girls will take to the field at 9 and 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, and the Class A boys will compete on the same day at 3 and 5 p.m.
The tournament will conclude Thursday, Nov. 5 at Husky Stadium.
All championship games will be webcast at www.Prep45.com for a per-day fee.