Andover girls hockey ready to defend state title

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The Andover girls hockey team won state titles in 2020 and 2022, and is well-positioned to try and win another later this week at Xcel Energy Center. Andover is the No. 2 overall seed in 2A, Minnetonka is No. 1. Minnetonka and Andover split two match-ups in the regular season.

KSTP Sports was at Andover’s practice on Friday and spoke with star senior Ella Boerger and head coach Melissa Volk.

***Click the video box above to watch those interviews and to see highlights from Andover’s section final win***

This is Andover’s fourth consecutive trip to the state tournament.

Boerger is committed to St. Thomas and has a team-high 73 points this season in 26 games. The forward has 40 goals and is a finalist for Ms. Hockey.

Andover is 25-3 this season.

The semifinals and finals for the A and AA tournaments will be televised on KSTC Channel 45. Quarterfinal games can be viewed online at