In the latest Talking Preps podcast, David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen start counting down team champions, look ahead to section play in lacrosse, tennis and softball, and ponder spring sports changes to better cope with weather.
The Wildcats ended their regular season on high note after outscoring the Panthers 10-4 in the second half.
Noah Berg of the Irish tallied two goals to lead all scorers. With the win, the Irish closed out their regular season winning six of their last seven games.
A look at games and results around the metro.
The Knights erased a three-goal halftime deficit to force overtime and claim the win.
The Hornets held off the Skippers thanks in part to a strong pitching performance from Will Eckland who threw 6 2/3 innings.
Senior right-hander Logan McDonald handled the pressure of holding a slim lead late in the game and helped the Bengals secure their second straight Northwest Suburban Conference title.
Trey Fessler fired a state-record tying 9-under 63 during a Mississippi 8 Conference meet Wednesday at Riverwood National Golf Course in Otsego
Scores and results from around the metro.
Bloomington Jefferson upset second seeded Chanhassen 5-3 in the Class 4A, Section 2 second round Tuesday night in softball action.
Twenty-seven seniors -- 14 boys and 13 girls -- are being considered for top golfer honors.
Nathaniel Peterson recorded all but one out via strikeout against Apple Valley.
Just like that, one of the shortest regular seasons ever is already over for softball and tennis, and the end is coming quickly for other spring sports.
Top baseball games: Cretin-Derham Hall, Stillwater moving toward a high-stakes showdown in regular-season finale
The Raiders and Ponies play Thursday. Cretin-Derham Hall enters the week just a half-game back of Stillwater in the Suburban East Conference standings.
Girls' lacrosse top games: Perennial state contenders Blake, Eden Prairie attempt to right ship in regular-season finale
It's been four years since Bears defeated the Eagles, who are coming off their first loss to in-state competition since falling to Blake in the 2014 state title game. The game is Thursday.
The Knights seek to cap an unbeaten regular season and clinch the conference title with a victory on Wednesday against the Elks.
Gable Steveson earned a spot in the World Wrestling Championships at the junior level on Saturday, but his chance at making the U.S. senior team ended.
It was a good day for the Central Lakes Conference at the True Team state track and field meet at Stillwater on Saturday.
April snow delayed season start, but the Wildcats are 5-0 since the start of May.
With their victory over the No. 1-ranked Eagles, the No. 2 Lakers are 11-0 on the season.