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Farmington shortstop Taylor Yousse throws across the diamond for an out during last Tuesday's game.

Softball: Farmington is in the conference title hunt

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A five-run first inning Friday helped Shakopee grab plenty of momentum, not only in its game against Farmington, but in its charge back up the Missota Conference standings.


The Sabers held on for a 6-3 victory over the Tigers, avenging a season-opening 3-2 loss, and moved back into a second-place tie in the league standings. Shakopee has also knocked off third-ranked (Class 3A) Hopkins and handed first-place Chanhassen its first league loss during its five-game winning streak.

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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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