Adapted Floor Hockey State Tournament: Advance Release
Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2023 - 10:22 AM
The state’s best adapted floor hockey teams are set to take over Bloomington Jefferson High School for the Minnesota State High School League’s state tournament on March 17-18. Both a CI and PI team champion will be crowned on Saturday afternoon.
Both teams that won in 2022 are looking to defend their titles: New Prague/TCU/LSH/Belle Plaine/Jordan in CI and Dakota United in PI.
Here is a snapshot of the 2023 Adapted Floor Hockey State Tournament that will be played this weekend:
- New Prague/TCU/LSH/Belle Plaine/Jordan (7-0) is looking for its second consecutive crown and third overall. The Trojans earned their first championship 2014.
- New Prague/TCU/LSH/Belle Plaine/Jordan is the top seed in the South Division; Maple Grove (8-0) earned the top seed in the North Division.
- The Trojans’ closest game came on Jan. 25 when they defeated Dakota United 7-2. Dakota United (6-2) is the No. 3 seed in the South Division this year.
- Dakota United (8-1) returns with hopes of claiming its second consecutive PI title. If the Hawks win, it would be their sixth championship overall.
- Dakota United reeled off three consecutive championships from 2004-2006.
- The Hawks are the No. 1 seed in the South Division this year; Brainerd (8-0) is the top seed in the North Division.
- Dakota United and Brainerd met in the 2022 title game with the Hawks winning 5-2.