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Cross country teams open with time trial

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The Farmington boys and girls cross country teams competed Friday morning for the first time this fall, running a two-mile time trial at the Dakota County Fairgrounds.


Coming in first place by nearly a minute on the flat course was Justin Hyytinen in a time of 10 minutes, 41 seconds. Hyytinen, a key contributor to the Tiger track team in the 3,200 and 1,600 this spring, will run his first varsity cross country meet tomorrow when the team opens the season at Eagan.

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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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