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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.

Patrick Johnson
Patrick Johnson has been the South Washington County Bulletin’s sports editor since 2008. He reports on and oversees coverage of high school and amateur sports in south Washington County and Woodbury. Prior to joining the Bulletin, Johnson worked for other Twin Cities suburban newspapers. He is a University of Minnesota graduate.
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