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Boys basketball: Tigers win game, lose Speikers

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Last Tuesday’s regular season finale brought some good news and some bad news for the Farmington basketball team.

The good news was the Tigers closed out an 18-7 regular season, their best in five years, with a 74-54 rout of Northfield that secured fourth place in their final season in the Missota Conference. The bad news came when leading scorer Zach Speikers went down with a torn ACL that will keep him out of the upcoming Section 1AAAA tournament.

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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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