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Top games: Dominant southern Minnesota heavyweights Rochester Mayo, Mankato West set to meet

By Loren Nelson, SportsEngine, 09/27/21, 4:45PM CDT


Oct. 1: The undefeated Spartans and Scarlets have been posting mind-numbing numbers in their blowout victories.

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.

Other games to keep an eye on

Hutchinson vs. Rocori, 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 1. Hutchinson (3-1), ranked No. 1-4A, suffered its first loss of the season last week, falling to No. 2-4A Becker (4-0). But the Tigers have little time to lick their wounds as they now face another juggernaut in No. 3-4A Rocori (4-0).

Eden Prairie vs. Prior Lake, 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 1. Eden Prairie (3-1), No. 6-6A, is coming off last week’s upset of No. 2-6A Rosemount and faces its third straight top-10 ranked opponent in No. 10-6A Prior Lake (3-1). 

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