Thursday/Friday UpdateFarmington teams continued to challenge for Missota Conference titles and individuals reached milestones over the last two days.
By: Matt Steichen, The Farmington Independent
Northfield 49 (OT)
Farmington evened its record at 7-7 with its second straight one-point Missota Conference victory Friday night at Tiger Gym. The Tigers led 31-18 at halftime, but scored just 14 second-half points as Northfield rallied to force overtime. Darren Beeknen hit a big three at the end of regulation, then coach Shane Wyandt's team made five free throws in overtime to seal the win.
Taylor Meyer poured in a season-high 27 points to lead Farmington past Northfield Friday night in a league road game. The Tigers are now 13-1 overall and second in the conference at 4-1.
No. 11 Red Wing 0
The Tigers, behind four more goals from senior standout Krystal Baumann, moved to 9-0 atop the Missota Conference standings with a 5-0 shutout Friday night in Red Wing.
Baumann now has 37 goals in 20 games for the 14-6 Tigers. Jessica Erchul turned in her fifth shutout of the season.
Red Wing 4,
Red Wing took a 2-0 advantage in the first period and held on for a 4-2 win at Schmitz-Maki Arena Thursday night.
The Tigers have lost three in a row, dropping their record to 8-9 overall.
Farmington senior Carl Elmer became the 11th wrestler in school history to reach 100 career wins with a pin in the 140-pound match Thursday night at Tiger Gym.
Elmer is now 18-5 this season and ranked sixth in the state.
Swimming and diving
Tyler Magalis and Brian Huls each had a hand in four victories in a conference win over Northfield Thursday night at Dodge Middle School.
Red Wing 121.75