Farmington managed just one baserunner on Monday against Lakeville North — and he was picked off.
It was that kind of night for the Senior Babe Ruth baseball team, which was no-hit in a 10-0, five-inning loss in Lakeville.
The weekend rain came at just the wrong time for the Farmington VFW Post 7662 baseball team.
Post 7662 bounced a talented Eau Claire team 11-4 in the opening round of the Burnsville Tournament, then spent Saturday and Sunday waiting to resume play in a tournament that was eventually rained out.
Some timely hitting gave Post 189 the lead, then some clutch pitching preserved a win and forged a doubleheader split with Red Wing Friday night.
Post 189, after getting drubbed 12-1 in five innings in Game 1, got run-scoring hits in four innings to take a 7-4 lead into the seventh inning of the nightcap.
Two area players had a big impact on Saturday's Division II national championship football game in Florence, Ala.
Rosemount graduate Chase Vogler was an offensive hero at quarterback and Farmington alum Cody Eich made the defensive play of the game as the University of Minnesota-Duluth rallied to complete an undefeated 15-0 season with a 20-17 victory over Delta State.
Twenty Farmington residents competed in Saturday’s Run for the Gold road race in Rosemount.
The top Farmington finisher was Chris Mergens, who placed fifth overall out of 195 runners in the four-mile race with a time of 23 minutes, 43 seconds.
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