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Boys basketball: Tigers upset No. 10 JM, move to 3-0

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The Farmington boys basketball team improved to 3-0 for the first time since the 2007 season with a 79-69 upset on the road at 10th-ranked (Class 4A) Rochester John Marshall last Thursday night.


The Tigers inched ahead 38-30 by halftime, but the Rockets came back to tie the game at 49-49 early in the second half. It was still tied at 62-62 when Johnny Dittman knocked down a three-pointer to spark a late 13-0 run that put the visitors back in control.

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Matt Steichen
Matt Steichen has been the sports editor at the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He has previously been a sports writer at the Sioux City Journal and Le Mars Daily Sentinel and the sports editor at the Austin Daily Herald.
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