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FHS boys basketball falls in finals at Hastings

Mahtomedi (8-1) rallied from 10 down in the second half to defeat Farmington 62-57 Friday in the championship game of the Hastings Holiday Tournament.

The Tigers (5-4)led 38-28 at the break, but didn't make a field goal over the first nine minutes of the second half.

Zach Speikers led Farmington with 13 points. Darren Beenken added a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds and Eli Rockett snagged 11 rebounds. The Tigers are back in action on the road tonight at Section 1 rival Owatonna.

Matt Steichen

Matt Steichen has been the sports editor at the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He has previously been a sports writer at the Sioux City Journal and Le Mars Daily Sentinel and the sports editor at the Austin Daily Herald.

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