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Tennis: No. 3 Winona advances, 7-0

Farmington failed to pick up a match against No. 3-seeded Winona in the first round of last week's Section 1AA team tournament.

The Winhawks followed up the 7-0 victory with a 4-3 win over No. 2-seeded Hastings to advance to a semifinal match against No. 1 Rochester Mayo.

Meanwhile, the Tigers were left to look ahead to the individual section tournament, which also features Winona, Albert Lea and Hastings and gets under way tonight in Hastings.

Seth Roberts lost his No. 1 singles match at the team section by a score of 2-6, 4-6. Ben Cline, Blake Olmsheid and Mitch Bostrom also lost in singles play.

All three Farmington doubles teams were handed 6-0, 6-0 defeats.

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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