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Farmington junior Nadia Lorencz sails to a state title in the long jump at last weekend's Class AA State Meet at Hamline University in St. Paul.

Girls track & field: Farmington's Lorencz wins two golds

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Before last weekend, no Farmington girl had ever won a state track and field championship.

That changed Friday morning when Nadia Lorencz followed up last spring's runner-up finish in the long jump by winning the event with a leap of 17 feet, 11 3/4 inches at the Class AA State Meet at Hamline University in St. Paul.


The leap was three inches better than the 17-8 3/4 turned in by runner-up Tatyana Pashibin of Southwest.

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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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