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Girls basketball: Turnovers prove costly in losses to Shakopee, Prior Lake

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A combined 39 turnovers overshadowed stretches of well-played basketball for Farmington last week.

The Tigers got sloppy with the ball and saw their lead disappear over the final eight minutes of last Tuesday's 53-42 home loss to Shakopee. Things got worse on Friday night when a 14-point second half turned a five-point lead over sixth-ranked (Class 4A) Prior Lake into a 64-42 Missota Conference setback.


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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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