Let's Play Hockey doesn't have a lot of love for southern Minnesota girls hockey.  In the latest Class A rankings only Rochester Lourdes is in the state's Top 20.  Two of the biggest school districts in the state are still in the small schools top 20.  Minneapolis (with six of the seven high schools in a cooperative) is ranked #17.  South St. Paul is #5 and St. Paul United #14 in the Class A poll.

Anoka-Hennepin County is the largest school district in the state with St. Paul #2 and Minneapolis #1 in terms of overall student population.  Anoka-Hennepin County has 38,104 students.  St. Paul 37,698, Minneapolis 36,793.  There are 51 total schools in the Anoka-Hennepin County district.  St. Paul and Minnapolis each have 104 total schools.

Rochester is the 7th largest school district in Minnesota with 17,304 students attending 45 schools in the district.  Lakeville ranks 12th with 10,956 students going to 16 schools.

The South Suburban Conference has four teams in the Class AA top 20 poll.  Eagan #12, Lakeville North #15, Burnsville and Shakopee #18 and #19.  On top of the AA poll is Blake, Edina, Forest Lake and Andover.  Brainerd/Little Falls jumped up from #7 to #5.

Let's Play Hockey girls high school hockey rankings are here:

Class A

  1. Warroad
  2. Breck
  3. Mound Westonka
  4. Proctor/Hermantown
  5. South St. Paul
  6. Cloquet-Esko-Carlton
  7. Thief River Falls
  8. Rochester Lourdes
  9. East Grand Forks
  10. Duluth Marshall
  11. Fergus Falls
  12. Alexandria
  13. Delano/Rockford
  14. St. Paul United
  15. Mahtomedi
  16. Hibbing/Chisholm
  17. Minneapolis
  18. Simley
  19. Hutchinson
  20. Chisago Lakes

Class AA

  1. Blake
  2. Edina
  3. Forest Lake
  4. Andover
  5. Brainerd/Little Falls
  6. Wayzata
  7. Eden Prairie
  8. Roseau
  9. Maple Grove
  10. Hill-Murray
  11. North Wright County
  12. Eagan
  13. Elk River
  14. Grand Rapids/Greenway
  15. Lakeville North
  16. Benilde-St. Margaret's
  17. Minnetonka
  18. Burnsville
  19. Shakopee
  20. Champlin Park
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