MINNEAPOLIS – Columbia Heights and Minnehaha Academy both had byes in the first round of the 4-3A section tournament. So their meeting on Saturday afternoon would be the first and last postseason game for one of the teams. And this was a very competitive game.
The two teams traded scores in the 1st half and the Redhawks held a 10-7 lead at the half. The 3rd quarter was more of the same, as both teams scored again. Then in the 4th, things really got exciting. Minnehaha Academy scored to take a 23-19 lead. But Columbia Heights would respond and the touchdown they scored would be the final one of the game as they come back to win 25-23.
Columbia Heights will now play St. Croix Lutheran in the section 4 championship game.