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Girls' top games: Minnetonka hosts up-and-coming Hopkins in key Lake Conference tilt

By Blaze Fugina, SportsEngine, 05/06/19, 1:30PM CDT


May 9: The Skippers have routinely finished near the top of the league standings every season this decade, a feat the Royals would like to achieve as they look to close out one of their best seasons in years.

Minnetonka is regularly a top competitor in the Lake Conference, but now it runs into a Hopkins team that's off to one of its hottest starts in recent team history. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

Minnetonka looks to hold off a Hopkins team that has its sights set on getting a season-defining victory on Thursday in this Lake Conference clash. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

Other games to keep an eye on

Edina vs. Eden Prairie, 5:30 p.m., Thursday, May 9. In a matchup of two of the state's best, No. 1 Eden Prairie (7-1, 4-0) meets No. 5 Edina (5-3, 3-1) in a Lake Conference contest.

Benilde-St. Margaret’s vs. Chanhassen, 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 7. Benilde-St. Margaret's only two losses this season are against state-ranked opponents. The Red Knights (4-2, 3-0) face Metro West Conference frontrunner and No. 3-ranked Chanhassen  (4-1, 1-0) for a chance to reverse the losing trend and stay near the top of the league standings .

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