Eden Prairie has dominated the line of scrimmage for much of the season en route to a 5-0 record and No. 2 ranking in Class 6A. It'll face a big challenge in the Knights on Wednesday. Photo by Jeff Lawler, SportsEngine
We task our reporters with identifying several intriguing games throughout the state to assemble our Top Games of the Week. The matchups are presented in no particular order, and when there are additional games we want to highlight, we’ll include them with brief notes.
Hutchinson vs. Rocori, 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12. After beating No. 6-4A Becker 20-7 last Friday, No. 1-4A Hutchinson (4-1, 2-1) now faces another formidable foe in No. 5-4A Rocori (5-0, 4-0). Junior running back Mitchell Piehl has gained 594 yards and scored six TDs to lead Hutchinson. Rocori senior Tucker Haakonson ranks among the state leaders with 429 receiving yards.
Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity vs. Mayer Lutheran, 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12. No. 5-1A Mayer Lutheran (5-0, 4-0) held Cleveland to 12 rushing yards in a 43-6 victory last Friday. Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity isn’t ranked but the Bulldogs (5-0, 5-0) are one of just 30 teams statewide with an unbeaten record.
The MN Football Hub poll is for entertainment purposes only.