Eden Prairie Football are state Champs
The Eden Prairie Eagle's football team beat Cretin-Derham Hall in the State Championship game on Friday, 50 to 21, according to Star Tribune. The Eagles have always been a dominating force in high school football and they have now won two consecutive state championship. They have never lost in the prep bowl either, they are 6 for 6.
Before this game, the Eagles had not given up any first quarter points, not in their 13 games. Cretin-Derham Hall scored on the opening kick off, being the first.
The Pioneer Press reported that Eden Prairie, number one ranked, and Cretin-Derham Hall, number two ranked, played in the Minnesota Class AAAAA football championship game. Cretin-Derham Hall scored two touchdowns in the first quarter. The Eden Prairie coach, Mike Grant, had his senior son, Ryan Grant, playing for the Eagles. Ryan Grant is expecting to go to play for the University of Minnesota next year.