Anoka, St. Cloud Apollo Win State Titles

Unseeded Anoka (15-6-1) strung together three-straight upsets in 10 days to capture the Class AA MSHSL Boys Soccer state title, their first since 2007. The Tornado stopped second-seeded Maple Grove 2-1 in the semifinal before defeating Wayzata 2-1 in the final.Apollo

In Class A second-seed St. Cloud Apollo (21-0-2) took advantage of the hometown site (St. Cloud State) defeating Mankato West 1-0 and top-seed De La Salle 1-0 to win their first-ever soccer championship. Apollo became just the second public school to win a Class A boys soccer championship. Mahtomedi (2009) is the only other public school to win a title in the 18-year history of the two-class format.

Class AA All-Tournament Team


Duluth East, Attacker – Darby Henderson

Rochester John Marshall, Midfielder – Ashton Naumann

Rosemount, Defender – Gabriel Thompson

Minnetonka, Forward – Suad Suljic

Minnetonka, Forward – Adam Reiskytl

Maple Grove, Midfielder – Kevin Hoof

Maple Grove, Midfielder – Garrett Maupin

Anoka, Goalkeeper – Jake Peterson

Anoka, Forward – Felipe Genchi

Anoka, Midfielder – Conner Hudalla

Wayzata, Midfielder – Clayton Smith

Wayzata, Midfielder – Mehrshad Hairani

Wayzata, Midfielder – Arthur Parens

Wayzata, Midfielder – Lewis O’Connor

East Ridge, Midfielder – Samuel Ruiz Plaza

East Ridge, Midfielder – Ashwin Kolla

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