The Maple Grove girls soccer team won its first section championship this season, and now they'd like to add a state title.
The Crimson and Lakeville North battled to a 0-0 tie through overtime of their state Class AA semifinal game Tuesday, resulting in a shootout.
The Panthers hit a goalpost and crossbar on their first two shootout attempts, leaving the door open for Maple Grove to win it.
Meredith Haakenson's shootout goal clinched the win for the Crimson, putting them into Thursday's state championship game against Eagan at 5:30 p.m. at U.S. Bank Stadium.
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November 1, 2017