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Farmington’s Victor Gliva, Jamin LeDuc, Kyle Benjamin, Joe Hoeve and Taylor Venz qualified for state with their performances Saturday in Rochester.

Wrestling: Tigers send five to state

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After the Farmington wrestling team was eliminated from the Section 1AAA team tournament, head coach Chad Olson said his goal for the individual tournament was to see his team “wrestle the best it has all season.”


The Tigers did just that over the weekend at the Rochester Civic Center. They placed 12 wrestlers in the top four and qualified a school-record five for tomorrow’s Class 3A state meet at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

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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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