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October 28th: Fall Athletic Update

By Blake Athletic Department, 10/28/19, 11:15AM CDT


Girls Tennis.  

  • The Blake Girls Tennis team won the State Team Tennis Championship with a 6-1 win over Rochester Lourdes for a 5th Straight Championship.  Great article here.  
  • During Individual play, Blake was also very successful:
    • Singles.  Arlina Shen won the Singles State Championship.  Sonia Baig finished in 2nd place losing only to Arlina. 
    • Doubles.  The duo of Bella Suk and Allyson Jay won the Doubles State Championship.  Emily Melin and Caroline Cameron finished 3rd overall.

Cross Country.

  • Section Meet was held on Thursday
    • The Blake Girls CC team finished 1st place and will head to the State Tournament on Saturday, Nov 2nd at St Olaf
      • Molly Liston (2nd place), Jackie Weyerhauser 13th, Caroline Pollack 17th, and Sophia Vezmar 18th all finished top 20
    • The Blake Boys CC team finished 9th overall out of 17 teams.  
      • Shef West finished 10th overall and will advance to the State Tournament as an individual runner

Boys Soccer.  

  • Defeated St Francis 6-1 in the 1st round of the State Tournament.  Article here.  
  • Will now play Orono on Monday at 6pm at US Bank Stadium


Girls Soccer.

  • Defeated Orono 3-1 in the 1st round of the State Tournament.  Article here
  • Will now play Mahtomedi on Monday at Noon at US Bank Stadium



  • Won opening playoff match vs Columbia Heights.  Huge win for the program.   
  • Lost to Mound Westonka in the second round to end their season.  



Defeated Mound Westonka on Saturday 35-14.  SMB Wolfpack will meet Benilde in the Section Championship November 1st, 7:00PM at Benilde.  


Swimming and Diving:

  • Completed the regular season this week.
  • Sections start on Wednesday, November 6th at Richfield