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Farmington's Rachael Welzin passes the ball ahead during Friday's 12-6 section loss to Lakeville South. Welzin finished the season with 49 goals and was named All-State.

Girls lacrosse: South halts Tigers' late-season run

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The Farmington girls lacrosse team just about kept pace with undefeated Lakeville South over the first 38 minutes of last Friday's Section 1 semifinal game at Lakeville North.


The Cougars took the lead with a late flourish in the first half, and then pulled away with three goals in the final five minutes of a 12-6 win over the Tigers.

Third-ranked South advanced to face Lakeville North in the section finals Tuesday afternoon, while the Tigers bowed out with an 8-7 record.

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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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