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The Beavers have earned another rare playoff home game. They'll face Central Washington on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Division II tournament.
Madeline Kohel stood ahead of two-time defending champion Gabby Mauder of Woodbury.
Bethel faces a 9-1 Wisconsin Whitewater team to open the NCAA Division III football playoffs. Two Minnesota teams from the Northern Sun are on the road, too.
This week's girls swimming and diving state meet will be the 48th in the modern era. But Minnesota's true pioneers first competed in the 1920s in pools funded by mining that were called 'the best in the nation.'
Three NSIC teams were included in the 28-team Division II football playoff field and two teams from Minnesota were included in the 32-team Division III bracket.
The 11-yard touchdown run came after the Toreros missed a 28-yard field goal on their overtime possession.
A national signing day this week led to this list of Minnesota high school athletes officially aligning themselves with Division I or II colleges.
Lou Cotroneo, a member of St. Paul Johnson's state championship team in 1947, coached in the Johnson program for 20 years and later worked for the North Stars and Wild.
Bemidji State, Augustana, MSU Mankato and UMD are also battling for spots in the 28-team Division II playoff field, which will be announced Sunday.
Vinny Pearcy led Hill-Murray to the Class 2A boys soccer state championship.