Hermantown awarded No. 1 seed in Class A

Hermantown awarded No. 1 seed in Class A
The Hermantown Hawks celebrate with fans after winning the Section 7A championship 7-1 over Denfeld on Thursday, March 25, 2021. (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)

Hermantown earned the No. 1 seed for the Class A boys hockey nation event Friday and will play unseeded Dodge County in a quarterfinal at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

The Hawks (19-1) have been ranked 2nd in the back of unbeaten Gentry Academy in the ultimate Let’s Play Hockey poll, however the 17-time nation event entrants and three-time kingdom champions earned the pinnacle spot beforehand of the match debutants.

Hermantown captured its eleventh Section 7A title in the previous 12 years with a 7-1 win over Duluth Denfeld — its twelfth consecutive victory over the Hunters — in Thursday’s title game.

Dodge County is additionally making its first look at country after prevailing the Section 1A crown, 4-3 over Mankato West on Wednesday.

The winner of the Hermantown-Dodge County sport will play the winner of the sport between No. four Little Falls and No. 5 Delano on Friday, April two The championship sport is set for 6 p.m. April 3.

Due to modifications touching on to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are no comfort video games this 12 months