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Girls tennis: Tigers fall 7-0 in Section 1AA tournament

Third-seeded Owatonna knocked No. 6 Farmington out of the Section 1AA individual tournament with a 7-0 sweep last Tuesday in Owatonna.

The Tigers forced a third set in only one of the seven matches. At No. 1 doubles, Beth and Lindsey Fairchild overcame a 0-6 loss in the opening set with a 6-3 second set before falling 2-10 in a super tiebreaker.

The team finished with an 11-7 dual record this season. The Section 1AA individual tourney begins this week.

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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