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Caledonia, Maple Lake open Class 2A State play Friday in Farmington

The Tigers' season may be over, but Farmington football fans can still see one more game on the Tiger Stadium turf this year.

Fifth-ranked Caledonia (10-1) will take on Maple Lake (7-4) Friday night at 7 p.m. in the opening round of the Class 2A State Tournament at Tiger Stadium. The winner will advance to a date with the winner of Paynesville Area-Warroad next Saturday at the Metrodome.

The other four teams alive in Class 2A are Pierz, Moose Lake/Willow River, Watertown-Elysian-Morristown and Blue Earth Area.

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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