Hermantown will be one of four teams playing the third-annual North/South Challenge on Friday and Saturday at the St. Louis Park Recreation Center. The tournament, hosted by Benilde-St. Margaret's, features two of the top teams from southern Minnesota and two from the north. Hermantown and Brainerd are the North teams and Benilde-St. Margaret's and Eden Prairie are the South teams.
The Class A No. 2 Hawks play Class AA's No. 1 Eden Prairie at 6 p.m. Friday, followed by Brainerd playing Class AA's No. 6 Benilde-St. Margaret’s. On Saturday, the Eden Praire plays Brainerd at 12:30 p.m., followed by Hermantown playing BSM.