Adapted Floor Hockey state tournament preview


At Bloomington Jefferson High School


State quarterfinal matchups: Friday, 5 p.m. — Robbinsdale (No. 1 North, 13-0) vs. St. Paul Humboldt (No. 4 South, 4-5); Rochester (No. 2 South, 5-5-1) vs. Maple Grove (No. 3 North, 4-6). Friday, 6:30 p.m.— Brainerd (No. 2 North, 8-2) vs. South Suburban (No. 3 South, 6-7); Dakota United (No. 1 South, 9-1-1) vs. Anoka-Hennepin (No. 4 North, 5-4).

Saturday's schedule: Consolation semifinals, 9 a.m.; championship semifinals, 10:30 a.m.; consolation final, 12:15 p.m.; third-place game, 2:15 p.m.; championship, 2:30 p.m.



Maple Grove notes: The Crimson are 4-6 overall. ... They are led by senior center Evan Engle, who scored 28 goals this season. ... Maple Grove is the No. 3 seed from the North Region. ... It has won two state championships (1997, 1999). ... Eighth-grader Nathan Liter enters the state tournament with 16 points (eight goals, eight assists).

Rochester notes: The Raiders have captured the consolation title each of the past two seasons. ... Rochester has one state championship in program history (2003). ... The Raiders scored 43 goals in 11 games this season, led by Ben Jordan, who scored 15. ... Goalies Wade Kuiper and Caleb Kallis enter the tournament with identical .830 save percentages. ... The Raiders and Maple Grove didn't play during the regular season.

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