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Tigers lose late lead at Breck

The Farmington girls hockey team had the defending Class 1A State runners-up on the ropes late in Tuesday night's season opener.

Breck, 25-4-1 a year ago, scored three goals in a four-minute span late in the third period to rally for a 5-4 victory over the Tigers.

Senior Krystal Baumann scored all four goals for the Tigers, now 0-1. Senior Hannah Alexander assisted on the first three before Baumann's power play goal made it 4-2 midway through the third.

Jessica Erchul finished with 33 saves.

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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