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The matchups are set, who's playing who in the Minnesota boys state tourney

Find out which 16 teams are headed to St. Paul for the 2023 state tournament and who your favorite team is opening up against this week

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Hill-Murray players are stunned as a shoot by Andover forward Gavyn Thoreson (12) made it through during the first period Friday, March 11, 2022, in the State Boys Hockey Tournament at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Jason Wachter / The Rink Live

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota boys state high school tournament field is set and brackets have been released for both Class A and AA.

The tournament begins Wednesday at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul with the Class A quarterfinals. The Class AA quarterfinals follow on Thursday with Class A and AA semifinal action on Friday and championship games Saturday.

In Class A, Luverne opens against second-seeded Hermantown at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Mahtomedi plays Alexandria Area at 1 p.m., top-seeded Warroad squares off with St. Cloud Cathedral at 6 p.m. and No. 4 Orono and No. 5 Northfield play at 8 p.m.

In Class AA, Cretin-Derham Hall opens with second-seeded Maple Grove at 11 a.m. Thursday, followed by Moorhead against third-seeded Edina at 1 p.m. Hill-Murray plays top-seed Minnetonka at 6 p.m. and No. 4 Andover plays No. 5 Lakeville South at 8 p.m.


Class A

No. 1 Warroad (27-0-1)

No. 2 Hermantown (25-2-1)

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No. 3 Mahtomedi (20-8)

No. 4 Orono (23-5)

No. 5 Northfield (23-5)

Luverne (21-6-1)

Alexandria (14-12-1)

St. Cloud Cathedral (16-12)


Class AA

No. 1 Minnetonka (26-2)

  • 2-1 2OT win over Chanhassen in Section 2AA final

No. 2 Maple Grove (22-5-1)

No. 3 Edina (20-6-1)

  • 2-1 win over Wayzata in Section 6AA final
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    Edina forward Jackson Nevers (18) tries to work the puck around Maple Grove forward Nathan Jaglo (14) during the third period Thursday, March 10, 2022, in the State Hockey Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
    Jason Wachter / The Rink Live

No. 4 Andover (21-6-1)

No. 5 Lakeville South (21-6-1)

Cretin-Derham Hall (18-9-1)

Moorhead (19-9)

Hill-Murray (14-13-1)


  • 3-0 win over Gentry Academy in Section 4AA final

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Sydney Wolf is a reporter for The Rink Live, primarily covering youth and high school hockey. She joined the team in November of 2021 and graduated from St. Cloud State University with a degree in Mass Communications and a minor in Writing and Rhetoric Studies.
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