Multiple Teams · Fall Playoff Format & Guidance Announced


The MSHSL released information regarding 2020 section playoffs schedules for soccer, tennis and cross country.  As brackets are formed, we will have more specific dates and information.  Expect that in the coming weeks.   

Click on the link to read more about each sport:

Boys & Girls Soccer Section Tournament Guidance

Girls Tennis Section Tournament Guidance

Cross Country Section Tournament Guidance

 

BOYS AND GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

 

  • Multiple sites as determined by the Section
  • Maximum of 4 teams on the course at one time
  • Teams consist of 6 runners with top 5 scoring (Max of 24 in each race)
  • Girls and Boys Races may run on the same day and same course, but not be on the course at the same time
  • Varsity races only
  • Advancement beyond Section Tournament is TBD
  • Up to 250 spectators or 25% of the venue may be allowed.  Host site discretion.
  • Trophy presentations will not happen at the site of competition to eliminate additional gathering

 

BOYS AND GIRLS SOCCER

 

  • High seeds are recommended for games to greatest extent possible
  • Week 1 starting on October 12 should be used for rounds of 16 and quarterfinals
    • Oct 12 or Oct 13 are to be used for round of 16
    • Oct 14 – 17 to be used for Quarterfinals
  • Week 2 starting on October 19 should be used for semifinals and finals
  • Advancement beyond the Section Tournament is TBD
  • Up to 250 spectators or 25% of the venue may be allowed.  Host site discretion.
  • Streaming is allowed
  • Section committees to determine ticket prices

 

GIRLS TENNIS

 

  • First Date is October 5, 2020.  Last date is October 17, 2020
  • High seed hosted competition to be played at high school courts
  • Outdoor courts only
  • Team tournament – Championship and Consolation Tournament
  • No individual tournament
  • 2 Matches per week
  • Up to 250 spectators may be allowed. Host site discretion.
  • Advancement beyond the Section Tournament is TBD