The Farmington girls hockey team ended a disappointing regular season on a high note Friday night in Rochester.
The Tigers took the lead in the second period and rode Molly Singewald’s 23-save effort to a 2-0 upset of Rochester John Marshall at the Rochester Recreation Center.
For the second straight year Farmington came away with three straight losses at its own Louis Schmitz Holiday Classic.
The Tigers continued to struggle on the offensive end as their losing streak stretched to eight games.
Shakopee’s Amy Menke scored her second goal 13 seconds into the third period and Farmington could only muster three shots over the final 17 minutes as it attempted to rally in a 2-0 loss to the Sabers Friday night at Schmitz-Maki Arena.
The Farmington girls hockey team started to get into a goal-scoring groove in the third period of last Tuesday’s game against Hastings, and it carried over into Thursday’s contest against Rochester Mayo.
Farmington is hoping for improved offensive output after scoring 20 goals in four games in Hibbing. This week we talked to Jon Holmes, head coach of the Farmington High School girls hockey team, about the team’s upcoming season.
The most prominent feature of the Farmington girls hockey team during its recent run of success was its high-scoring offense. The Tigers consistently led the Missota Conference in goals scored during their stretch of 20-win seasons, Missota Conference titles and state tournament appearances from 2005 to 2011. The team scored a record 184 goals in the 2005-06 season and averaged 123 goals per season through last year.
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