East Ridge to take on Minnehaha in first-ever playoff game
The East Ridge boys hockey team was dealt the ninth seed (out of 11 teams) in Section 4A and will take on No. 8 seed Minnehaha Academy in a play-in game at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23, at Wakota Arena in South St. Paul.
East Ridge was 3-20-2 overall in its first season and 0-17-1 in the Suburban East Conference. Minnehaha Academy was 9-16 overall and 4-8 in the Tri-Metro Conference.
The winner of the Raptors' first-round game will then face off with No. 1 seed St. Thomas Academy -- the No. 2-ranked team in Class A -- on Thursday, Feb. 25 at the St. Thomas Arena. Mahtomedi -- the No. 5 team in Class A -- received the second seed in Section 4A.