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Girls hockey: Tigers drop three straight

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. Sixteenth-ranked (Class 1A) Northfield came to Schmitz-Maki Arena last Tuesday and skated away with a 2-0 shutout. The Tigers then hit the road to Chaska Thursday and got dealt a 4-1 setback by Chaska/Chanhassen. The week wrapped up with a 7-1 home loss to third-ranked (Class 1A) Blake.

Blake led 5-0 before Rachael Welzin scored to get the Tigers on the board in the second period. Shaye Jenrich and Breanna Raske provided assists.

Tiger goaltender Maddie Bowe finished with 26 saves.

Rachael Peroutky provided the team's only other goal of the week against Chaska/Chanhassen. Haley Doll assisted.

The Tigers resume their conference schedule tonight at Shakopee.

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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