Minnetonka girls soccer defeats Edina, wins Section 2AA

Updated: October 15, 2019 10:41 PM

The Minnetonka Skippers girls soccer team defeated the Edina Hornets 3-0 Tuesday evening to win Section 2AA and advance to the state tournament, where they will try to repeat as state champions.

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The two teams split the regular season series, and Edina came in the higher seed. However, Minnetonka struck first and didn't look back.

Senior Emilia Johnson scored on a free kick in the first half to put the Skippers up 1-0. Just minutes later, sophomore Claire Carver scored to make it a 2-0 game. 

Late in the second half, junior Lissa Mizutani scored on penalty shot to make it 3-0 and effectively ice the game. 

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