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Week 8: Tigers fall in finale, earn No. 2 seed

The sixth-ranked (Class 5A) Farmington football team settled for a share of its first Missota Conference championship after a 35-7 loss at Shakopee in Wednesday night's regular season finale in Shakopee.

The Tigers joined Chanhassen and Holy Angels at 5-2 in league play. They earned the No. 2 seed in Section 3AAAAA and, after a first-round bye, will face the winner of the game between Minneapolis Washburn and Bloomington Jefferson Saturday, Oct. 27, at Tiger Stadium.

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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