A Totino-Grace sophomore goaltender, Burn was clutch to the core in making 11 saves, most all of them classified as spectacular, in the unranked Eagles’ 5-4 upset victory over No. 9-ranked Blaine in the Section 4 championship game on May 31. That command performance came on the heels of Burn’s seven-save performance in a 9-8 section semifinal upset over top-seeded and No. 10-ranked White Bear Lake on May 29.
A junior midfielder with a full array of skills, Eden Prairie's Fontenot scored four goals and added three assists and three ground balls in Eden Prairie’s Section 6 semifinal victory over Holy Family Catholic on May 29. Fontentot’s all-around excellence was on display again in the section championship on May 31, as she scored four goals and set up four more in the unbeaten and No. 1-ranked Eagles 15-7 triumph over rival Minnetonka.
An Apple Valley senior midfielder, Segar earned a player of the nomination for the second time in three weeks with a monster pair of playoff performances that helped propel the Eagles to the state tournament for the first time. Segar scored seven goals and scooped five ground balls in Apple Valley’s 9-8 victory over Bloomington Jefferson in the Section 3 semifinals on May 29. Segar was at it again two days later, score five goals, adding an assist, scooping four ground balls, causing three turnovers and notching two draw controls in the unranked Eagles’ stunning 9-7 section championship victory over No. 4-ranked Lakeville North.
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