Tonka Soccer - Olson

Minnetonka senior Dylan Olson has 17 goals this season, including the game-winner in a 1-0 win over Edina on Sept. 14. Olson has 40 career goals in three seasons for the Skippers.

Regular season schedules concluded in soccer and cross country, while girls tennis teams took to the playoffs.

Here is a rundown of local teams:

GIRLS SOCCERMinnetonka: Two St. Michael-Albertville goals in the final seven minutes led to a 2-2 draw with host Minnetonka in the regular season finale Oct. 8.

The Skippers, 6-3-2 in the Lake Conference, were third overall behind league champion Edina and runner-up Wayzata.

Unassisted goals from Marli Bertagnoli and Claire Carver in the first half gave Minnetonka the two-goal advantage.

Emma Strait and Zaya Esterberg netted tallies for the Knights.

Minnetonka opened the Section 2AA playoffs on Oct. 14 with a likely opponent of Prior Lake or Eden Prairie.

Holy Family Catholic: Celebrating seniors, Reyana Schaffer was one of three Fire players to score in a 4-0 shutout of Delano on Oct. 6.

Holy Family Catholic heads into the Section 2A playoffs on Oct. 13 and 15 with a 7-4 record.

Maeve Kelly, who was credited with seven of the team’s 28 shots, scored twice, giving Holy Family a 2-0 lead at halftime. Freshman Gabby Legg recorded her second career goal with classmate Bella Hocevar making eight saves in net.

The Fire tied Orono for third in the Wright County Conference with Waconia edging Watertown-Mayer by a single point in the standings for the title.


Minnetonka: Peter McNabb saved the only shot faced by Minnetonka goaltenders in a 0-0 draw with St. Michael-Albertville Oct. 8.

The Skippers finished the regular season with a 7-3-1 record and third place in the Lake Conference.

Wayzata and Edina were one-two in the Lake Conference.

Minnetonka opened the Section 2AA playoffs on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Holy Family Catholic: Bishop Schugel scored five times, four in the first half, as the Fire completed the regular season with a 7-1-3 record after defeating Delano 8-1 on Oct. 6.

Schugel, who added two assists, is tied for third in the state with 21 goals this season.

Finn Dowling netted a second-half goal with three assists, while Kaden Dervin and Jordan Van Eyll also found the net for the Fire.

Orono and Waconia shared the Wright County Conference title with 6-0-2 records, one point ahead of Holy Family Catholic at 6-1-1.


Minnetonka: The Skippers remained unbeaten on the season, a 7-0 win over Prior Lake in the second round of the Section 2AA playoffs Oct. 8.

Minnetonka, the defending section champion and state runner-up, will host the section final on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 4 p.m.

Minnetonka allowed just three total games to Chaska in a 7-0 second round decision Oct. 6.

Ireland Altenburg paired up with Reese Williams, taking two games in the first set against the Skippers’ top pairing of Karina Elvestrom and Kelsey Phillips.

Chaska’s Kendall Thom and Kaitlyn Wisdorf also won a game in the second set in a match with Minnetonka’s Sarah Bernet and Meghan Jurgens.

The Skippers got 12-game sweeps from Annika Elvestrom, Emily Jurgens, Arianna Piedrahita and Isabelle Stroh in singles.

Holy Family Catholic: Singles victories from Ally Agerland, Emma Murphy and Julia Baskfield in the first, third and fourth positions helped Holy Family Catholic score a 4-3 Section 2A quarterfinal win over Sibley East Oct. 5.

Seniors Lauren Taylor and Sydney Linn also earned a victory at first doubles for Holy Family Catholic.

Meeting for the second time this season, Litchfield topped Holy Family Catholic by a 7-0 score in the Section 2A semifinals on Oct. 8.

Two of the top players in Class A met atop the singles line-up, Avery Stilwell of the Dragons handing Agerland her second loss of the season, a 7-6, 6-3 decision.

Murphy lost 7-6, 6-1 at third singles for the Fire with Jaiden Lindemann and Callie Lizak rallying for a second set victory at third doubles in a 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 loss.


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