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Girls soccer: Tiger defense shines in win, tie

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Ball-control, defense and goalkeeping have all been strengths for the Farmington girls soccer team this season.

When the Tigers have struggled, it's been because of their inability to capitalize on scoring opportunities. That was the case Saturday afternoon as a sub-.500 Rochester Mayo team came to Tiger Stadium and escaped 80 minutes of regulation and two overtimes with a scoreless tie.


The Tigers slipped to 6-2-2 despite outshooting the Spartans, 21-4.

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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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