The Mahtomedi Zephyrs, seeking their third straight Class A state championship in girls soccer, are seeded first at state will open Wednesday, Oct. 23, against Bemidji (13-5-1) at St. Cloud State, 7:30 p.m.
The other pairings are No. 4 Waconia (13-2-4) vs. No. 5 Blake (12-7), No. 2 Holy Angels (16-2-1) vs. Cloquet-Carlton (18-2), and 3-Orono vs. Rochester Lourdes (15-3-1).
If the Zephyrs win, they’ll face Waconia or Blake in the semifinals Monday, noon, at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Top-ranked Mahtomedi is 13-2-2 after beating No. 2 ranked Hill-Murray 3-2 in a shootout for the Section 4AA title,