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Class 2A State swimming and diving: Magalis wins state title

Farmington senior Tyler Magalis capped off his career as a state champion Saturday at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center.

Magalis, a four-time state qualifier, scored 461.35 points in the 1-meter dive to outscore runner-up Andrew Germain of Mounds View by over 35 points.

The Tigers finished 14th in the team standings with 62 points.

The full story on the Class 2A State swimming and diving meet will appear in next week's print edition of the Independent.

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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