Maple Grove Boys Soccer Edges Champlin Park for Section 5AAA Title
The Maple Grove boys soccer team edged Champlin Park 1-0 in a great battle to win the Section 5AAA championship Tuesday.
Top seed Maple Grove capitalized on a turnover as Aaron Badillo headed a punt from the Rebels’ goalkeeper right to Chris Frantz, who volleyed a one-touch shot over the keeper and in for a 1-0 lead.
Crimson goalkeeper Holden Waldrum made several big stops to preserve the lead for the Crimson.
Maple Grove is headed to the state tournament for the eighth time in program history.