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Volleyball: Tigers fall just short at Mayo

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Top-seeded Rochester Mayo thwarted Farmington’s upset bid by winning some key points late in last Thursday’s five-game thriller in the Section 1AAA semifinals.


The Spartans (24-4) trailed in games 1-0 and 2-1, but reeled off the final three points to hold on 25-21 in Game 4 and fended off a late Tiger rally to advance 15-13 in the decisive fifth game at Mayo High School. They won another five-gamer over Owatonna to advance to the Class 3A state tournament.

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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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