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Privates in Tournament

Post by jdh » Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:14 pm

First time in the history of this great event we have three private schools. We’ve had two several times and also a couple of all-private finals.

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Re: Privates in Tournament

Post by Sparlimb » Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:17 pm

Yet they've still won very few titles comparatively. So I'm not too worried.

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Re: Privates in Tournament

Post by defense » Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:19 pm

And for the first time in history I will be cheering one.
Go Blake. Assuming Moorhead does not exorcise their demon or curse or whatever.
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Re: Privates in Tournament

Post by StanleyCup55 » Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:41 pm

With no Edina fans will have someone to cheer against. Except for maybe Blake

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Re: Privates in Tournament

Post by goldy313 » Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:47 pm

I think the fans will give Blake credit for opting up. I will be a strange tournament with no real crowd favorite. Going into the section finals I think there were a bunch of teams that could have filled that bill; Roseau, Hastings, probably Burnsville and White Bear Lake as well. Now we are left with the 3 private schools, the blah suburbs of Maple Grove and Lakeville, Eden Prairie May fill the Edina villain role. That leaves Moorhead, who at least in my section isn’t exactly a crowd favorite.

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Re: Privates in Tournament

Post by northwoods oldtimer » Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:23 am

goldy313 wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:47 pm
I think the fans will give Blake credit for opting up. I will be a strange tournament with no real crowd favorite. Going into the section finals I think there were a bunch of teams that could have filled that bill; Roseau, Hastings, probably Burnsville and White Bear Lake as well. Now we are left with the 3 private schools, the blah suburbs of Maple Grove and Lakeville, Eden Prairie May fill the Edina villain role. That leaves Moorhead, who at least in my section isn’t exactly a crowd favorite.
Andover adds some intrigue but the rest of the teams are not my cup of tea. I will be following class A in 2020.

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Re: Privates in Tournament

Post by East Side Pioneer Guy » Sat Feb 29, 2020 7:21 am

StanleyCup55 wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:41 pm
With no Edina fans will have someone to cheer against. Except for maybe Blake
It will be mildly amusing to ask ushers, "Where is the Edina section? They're in this thing every year." It's priceless to see them scan the X with a confused look & tell you, "I don't know."

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Re: Privates in Tournament

Post by East Side Pioneer Guy » Sat Feb 29, 2020 7:24 am

goldy313 wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:47 pm
I think the fans will give Blake credit for opting up. I will be a strange tournament with no real crowd favorite. Going into the section finals I think there were a bunch of teams that could have filled that bill; Roseau, Hastings, probably Burnsville and White Bear Lake as well. Now we are left with the 3 private schools, the blah suburbs of Maple Grove and Lakeville, Eden Prairie May fill the Edina villain role. That leaves Moorhead, who at least in my section isn’t exactly a crowd favorite.

If the privates hear "Where's your ci-ty?" from the likes of EP, Andover, or MG, the response should be "Where's you downtown?"

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Re: Privates in Tournament

Post by InThePipes » Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:11 am

goldy313 wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:47 pm
I think the fans will give Blake credit for opting up. I will be a strange tournament with no real crowd favorite. Going into the section finals I think there were a bunch of teams that could have filled that bill; Roseau, Hastings, probably Burnsville and White Bear Lake as well. Now we are left with the 3 private schools, the blah suburbs of Maple Grove and Lakeville, Eden Prairie May fill the Edina villain role. That leaves Moorhead, who at least in my section isn’t exactly a crowd favorite.
I don't think there is any "may fill the villain role" question about it with EP, they are undoubtedly the villains of this group teams.

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Re: Privates in Tournament

Post by Sparlimb » Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:45 am

InThePipes wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:11 am
goldy313 wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:47 pm
I think the fans will give Blake credit for opting up. I will be a strange tournament with no real crowd favorite. Going into the section finals I think there were a bunch of teams that could have filled that bill; Roseau, Hastings, probably Burnsville and White Bear Lake as well. Now we are left with the 3 private schools, the blah suburbs of Maple Grove and Lakeville, Eden Prairie May fill the Edina villain role. That leaves Moorhead, who at least in my section isn’t exactly a crowd favorite.
I don't think there is any "may fill the villain role" question about it with EP, they are undoubtedly the villains of this group teams.
I would think Andover as the new team and Moorhead as a northern sentimental favorite that's never won will be the two teams that everyone gets behind.

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Re: Privates in Tournament

Post by East Side Pioneer Guy » Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:26 am

Sparlimb wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:45 am
InThePipes wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:11 am
goldy313 wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:47 pm
I think the fans will give Blake credit for opting up. I will be a strange tournament with no real crowd favorite. Going into the section finals I think there were a bunch of teams that could have filled that bill; Roseau, Hastings, probably Burnsville and White Bear Lake as well. Now we are left with the 3 private schools, the blah suburbs of Maple Grove and Lakeville, Eden Prairie May fill the Edina villain role. That leaves Moorhead, who at least in my section isn’t exactly a crowd favorite.
I don't think there is any "may fill the villain role" question about it with EP, they are undoubtedly the villains of this group teams.
I'd not be surprised to see neutral fans in favor of the Huskies. They'll gloss over it being a suburban monolith. Not exactly the Daddy's Money crowd, but far from Brooklyn Center too.

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Re: Privates in Tournament

Post by SEC Scotty » Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:38 am

Sparlimb wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:45 am
InThePipes wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:11 am
goldy313 wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:47 pm
I think the fans will give Blake credit for opting up. I will be a strange tournament with no real crowd favorite. Going into the section finals I think there were a bunch of teams that could have filled that bill; Roseau, Hastings, probably Burnsville and White Bear Lake as well. Now we are left with the 3 private schools, the blah suburbs of Maple Grove and Lakeville, Eden Prairie May fill the Edina villain role. That leaves Moorhead, who at least in my section isn’t exactly a crowd favorite.
I don't think there is any "may fill the villain role" question about it with EP, they are undoubtedly the villains of this group teams.
I would think Andover as the new team and Moorhead as a northern sentimental favorite that's never won will be the two teams that everyone gets behind.
I think you are right on the money.

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Re: Privates in Tournament

Post by InThePipes » Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:42 am

SEC Scotty wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:38 am
Sparlimb wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:45 am
InThePipes wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:11 am


I don't think there is any "may fill the villain role" question about it with EP, they are undoubtedly the villains of this group teams.
I would think Andover as the new team and Moorhead as a northern sentimental favorite that's never won will be the two teams that everyone gets behind.
I think you are right on the money.
And whoever is playing EP :lol:

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Re: Privates in Tournament

Post by East Side Pioneer Guy » Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:59 am

I hate the new teams in the tournament. I like the same teams there every year. :D

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