Adapted Floor Hockey team takes second in state


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Trojan Adapted Floor Hockey (CI) team takes 2nd place in state.

The adapted floor hockey team took second place in the state on Saturday, March 18 when they were defeated by Burnsville/Farmington/Lakeville by a score of 15-6 in the championship game. Comprised of players from New Prague, Belle Plaine, Tri-

The coaches prep the team for the start of game 1. (Rachel Harmon)

City United and Jordan, they earned the spot in the championship after defeating North/Tartan 10-1 Friday night in the quarterfinals and Dakota United Hawks 9-2 in the semifinals Saturday afternoon. The tournament took place at Bloomington Jefferson High School.

The Trojan Girls Hockey Team showed up to cheer on the floor hockey team! (Rachel Harmon)

Started in 2010, the team has competed in the state tournament every year except 2016 (2020 and 2021 no tournaments were held due to pandemic). New Prague won the championships in 2014 and 2022. The head coach is Michele Kriha and assistant coach is Jeremy Kalal.


Captains and coaches meet the tournament officials. (Rachel Harmon)
Landon Malecha made many great saves over the weekend. (Rachel Harmon)

Goalie Landon Malecha chills between plays. (Rachel Harmon)
The team stands in formation for the National Anthem. (Rachel Harmon)
Trojan Adapted Floor Hockey (CI) team takes 2nd place in state. (Submitted Photo)