Chanhassen put the finishing touches on its Missota Conference championship with a 71-35 victory over Farmington Friday night at Tiger Gym.
The Storm outscored the Tigers 45-16 in the second half as they won for the 12th time in 15 games.
Farmington’s second 10-game losing streak of the season couldn’t have come in more heartbreaking fashion.
The Tigers trailed by 15 points in the second half last Thursday at home against Hastings, but took the lead with seven seconds left on a jump shot by Alicia Hett.
A slow start doomed the Farmington girls basketball team in its fifth straight setback Friday night in Richfield.
The Tigers fell behind 29-15 by halftime and couldn’t gain any ground in the second half of a 60-45 Missota Conference loss to the Stars.
Two of the state’s premier Class 3A teams made short work of Farmington last week.
Fourth-ranked Chaska led by 25 points at halftime in a 66-32 bouncing of the Tigers last Tuesday in Chaska. The return to Tiger Gym saw the Tigers close the gap some on Friday, but third-ranked Red Wing still exited with a 54-37 decision.
A slumping offense and a difficult slate of opponents made for another tough week for the Farmington girls hockey team.
The Tigers managed just two goals in three games as they slipped to 2-15-1 overall and 1-7 in the league last week.
Things were looking good for the Farmington girls basketball team in the first half of last week’s game against Shakopee. Fresh from the consolation championship of a holiday tournament in Monticello, the Tigers seemed to have some momentum.
For the second straight year the Farmington girls basketball team got in the win column for the first time at its holiday tournament.
The Tigers fell to 0-10 to start the season after losing to Watertown-Mayer in the opening round last Thursday at the Monticello Tournament.
The Farmington girls basketball team will take an 0-9 record into its holiday tournament for the second straight year, but head coach Sondra Chadwick thinks her team may have some momentum to build on heading into the Dec. 27 game against Watertown-Mayer at the Monticello Tournament.
A pair of close losses offered good news and bad news for the Farmington girls basketball team last week.
The good news was the young and inexperienced Tigers were getting closer to their elusive first victory after losing their first three games by 30, 15 and 10 points.
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