Farmington survived a scare to pick up its first-ever lacrosse win over Holy Angels last Tuesday at McMurray Field in St. Paul.
The Tigers stormed to a commanding 10-2 lead before the Stars rallied with eight unanswered goals to tie the score and force overtime.
The Farmington boys lacrosse team lost its first two games by identical 7-6 scores.
The Tigers got out to another slow start in game number three, but surged ahead in the second quarter and assured another close one wouldn’t escape their grasp.
Conditions could have been generously described as miserable for the Farmington boys lacrosse team’s season opener Friday night.
First-half rain turned into second-half snow as the sun went down and temperatures dipped into the upper 20s at Tiger Stadium.
The Farmington lacrosse team’s Revenge Tour 2012 made a couple more stops last week.
The Tigers opened the week by overcoming four man-down goals to score a tightly-contested 8-7 victory over a Rochester Century team they lost to 14-5 a season ago.
All the optimism surrounding the Farmington boys lacrosse team looked justified after Monday night’s season opener. The third-year program started the season with a victory for the first time ever as it blew by Simley 15-3 at Tiger Stadium.
Confidence is not usually a characteristic associated with a team that has lost 24 of its last 25 games. But for the Farmington lacrosse team, there’s no shortage of confidence heading into the upcoming season.
Farmington managed to avoid slow starts in its final two games of the regular season. Unfortunately for the injury-riddled Tigers, they weren’t able to hang with Rochester Mayo and Holy Angels after playing both teams to scoreless first quarters last week.
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