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Wrestling: Upset bid falls short at No. 5 Anoka

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Bonus points cost the Farmington wrestling team in its upset bid against fifth-ranked Anoka Friday night.

Each team won seven of the dual’s 14 matches, but three of Anoka’s came by pin and three more came by major decision in a 33-29 nail-biter over the Tigers.


“We had a hard-fought match, but came up a little short,” Farmington coach Chad Olson said. “It was a great reminder for us heading into next weekend at team sections.”

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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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