The Farmington boys track team turned in a slew of season-best performances at last Thursday’s Pat Foley Classic, giving head coach Brian Helmstetter lots of options as he fills out the lineups for the approaching Missota Conference and Section 1AA Championships.
The Farmington boys track team made huge strides at this year’s Section 1AAA True Team meet.
Sixth out of nine teams a year ago when they scored 584 points, the Tigers placed second with 828 points last Tuesday at Lakeville North.
Last spring the Farmington boys track team won the Missota Conference Relays without finishing first in any of the meet’s 17 events.
There was no shortage of gold-medal-winning performances for the Tigers last Tuesday at Chaska.
At this point, the Farmington boys track team will take an opportunity to compete any way it can get it.
The Tigers, who had their first three outdoor meets postponed, finally got the chance to run outside last Tuesday when they joined Rosemount during the Irish Girls Invitational.
Records continued to fall for the Farmington boys and girls track teams at last Wednesday’s University of St. Thomas indoor meet.
The boys team set three indoor school records on the 200-meter Field House track in St. Paul.
Sam Hanson lived up to his status as the top seed in the high jump at last weekend’s Section 1AA Championships.
Hanson, who entered with the best jump in the field after clearing a school-record 6 feet, 7 inches at Farmington’s first outdoor meet of the season in early April, captured the section title with a jump of 6-4 Saturday afternoon at Lakeville South.
Boys and girls track teams welcomed the opportunity to compete in warm, dry conditions last Thursday in preparation for today’s Missota Conference Championship, which Farmington will host for the first time at the new Tiger Stadium.
Like every other spring sports team, the Farmington boys track and field team has been waiting for good weather for an important meet.
The Tigers got the weather they were seeking for last week’s Class 3A, Section 1 True Team meet.
Despite cold and rainy weather prevailing throughout much of the meet, Farmington was able to turn in 22 personal-best performances while placing sixth out of nine teams at Saturday’s Eden Prairie Invite.
This spring’s weather hasn’t been kind to the Farmington boys track team.
Snow kept the team from practicing outside during much of March, then cold weather and rain led to the postponement of the Mega Meet in Lakeville April 15 and the Farmington Invite last Tuesday
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