Crookston is ranked No. 13 in Class A. Three other Section 8A teams are ranked, including Warroad at the top.

The Associated Press preseason poll for Minnesota girls' high school hockey, provided by Let's Play Hockey newspaper. First-place votes are in parentheses.


Class AA
1. Minnetonka (14)
2. Benilde-St. Margaret's
3. Lakeville North (1)
4. Edina
5. Roseville Area
6. Hill-Murray
7. Anoka
8. Lakeville South
9. Roseau
10. Stillwater Area
11. Blaine
12. Eagan
13. Andover
14. White Bear Lake
15. Eden Prairie
16. Hopkins
17. Chaska/Chanhassen
18. Elk River/Zimmerman
19. Mounds View
20. Wayzata

Receiving votes: Irondale, Grand Rapids/Greenway, Apple Valley, Buffalo, North Wright County, Dodge County, Bloomington Jefferson, Burnsville, Champlin Park, Cretin-Derham Hall, Coon Rapids, Duluth, Centennial, Forest Lake, Rochester Mayo.


Class A
1. Warroad (5)
2. Breck (2)
3. South St. Paul (1)
4. Blake (1)
5. Red Wing (1)
6. Thief River Falls
7. Orono
8. Chisago Lakes Area
9. Mound-Westonka
10. Rogers
11. St. Paul United
12. Mankato East/Loyola
13. Crookston
14. Hibbing/Chisholm
15. East Grand Forks
16. Henry Sibley
17. Simley
18. Hutchinson
19. New Prague
20. International Falls

Receiving votes: River Lakes, New Ulm, Mankato West, Totino-Grace, Alexandria, Silver Bay/Two Harbors/Cook Co., Willmar, Northfield, Minnehaha Saints, Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moose Lake Area.