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Dahlton Bell prepares to lead off the Tigers' first relay during last Thursday's dual win over Hopkins at Dodge Middle School.

Swimming and diving: Depth the difference in dual victory over Hopkins

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Hopkins won seven of the 12 events at last Thursday's dual at the Dodge Middle School pool, but Farmington's depth allowed it to score a 95-89 victory.


"The boys really stepped up.... Hopkins has some top swimmers who earned a number of first-places with great times. However, our depth gave us many 2-3-4 or 2-3-5 finishes, giving us more points to win," Farmington coach Ryan Hamen said. "I'm very proud of how our guys swam."

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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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