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Tennis: Tigers play well in spurts during loss

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The Farmington boys tennis team jumped out to good starts in several matches before fading in a 7-0 loss Monday at Simley.

"We took it on the chin today," Farmington coach Jack Olwell said. "What started out to be a promising opportunity ended with disappointment as several matches got away from us."


No.1 singles player Seth Roberts dropped his match, 3-6, 1-6. Ben Cline (2-6, 4-6), Blake Olmsheid (1-6, 4-6) and Chaise Murphy (3-6, 4-6) were also competitive in defeat.

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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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