For the third consecutive year, the Como Park Senior High School boys soccer team is headed to the state tournament.
The Cougars claimed the Section 3A Championship on Tuesday, Oct, 14, by defeating the Blake Bears 2-1. First-year head coach Jonah Fields has led the Como boys to an overall record of 14-4-2 as they enter the eight-team state tournament. Last season, the Cougars won it all in the Metrodome. This season, first-round games will be at various sites with the semi-finals and championship culminating in St. Cloud on Oct. 29 and 30.
Como will play against Chaska High School on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. at Chicago Lakes High School. You can get up-to-date scheduling information at the Minnesota State High School League website, mshsl.org, or follow Eric Erickson on Twitter, @eestp.