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Top games: Eden Prairie faces Lakeville North in an early season showdown

By Tim Kolehmainen, Sport Ngin, 04/13/15, 12:30PM CDT


April 16: The No. 2 Eagles travel to the No. 1 Panthers in a matchup featuring two premier programs.

Coach John Buteyn and his Eden Prairie team begin the season at No. 2 in the Class 3A preseason rankings, and the Eagles face a tough test on Thursday when they travel to No. 1-ranked Lakeville North. Photo by Nick Wosika

No. 1- and No. 2-ranked teams collide as Lakeville North, ranked No. 1 in Class 3A in the preseason Let’s Play Baseball poll, hosts No. 2 Eden Prairie.

It’s a game of juggernaut offenses going up against pitching staffs untested at the varsity level, which could mean plenty of crooked numbers on the scoreboard.

This Thursday afternoon showdown in Lakeville gets the nod as our Top Game of the Week.

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