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Six members of the Farmington swimming and diving team will compete in six events at the Class 2A state swimming and diving championships this weekend at the U of M.

Swimming and diving: Tigers send six to state

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The Farmington swimming and diving team didn't place as high in the team standings as it would have liked, but still qualified for state in six events at Saturday's Section 1AA finals at the Rochester Recreation Center.


The Tigers settled for a third-place total of 309 points as Rochester Century outscored runner-up Hastings 431 1/2 -370 1/2 for the section title. Rochester John Marshall, Northfield, Owatonna, Rochester Mayo and Winona rounded out the eight-team section.

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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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