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Top games: Shakopee continues thrill ride with showdown against big-school standard-bearer Eden Prairie

By Loren Nelson, SportsEngine, 10/04/21, 5:15PM CDT


Oct. 8: The Sabers have had their ups and downs over the years, unlike the seemingly always-dominant Eagles.

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

Ada-Borup vs. Pine River-Backus, 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 8. No. 6-1A Ada-Borup (5-0) and star running back Beau Fetting square off against another nothwestern Minnesota powerhouse in Pine River-Backus (4-1).  

West Central/Ashby vs. Breckenridge, 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 8. No. 6-2A West Central Area/Ashby (5-0) and big-play wide receiver Torin Olson face 13-time state tournament entrant Breckenridge (4-1), a section champion last season that has shut out its last three opponents.

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