Farmington wrestlers team up for first bid at state title

Farmington is attempting to win a wrestling state team championship for the first time in school history.

Farmington’s wrestling program has had its sights set on one goal since the beginning of the season, and one goal only — making the Class 3A state tournament field of eight teams. Goal accomplished.

The Tigers earned their first state tournament berth with back-to-back thrilling victories in the Section 1 tournament. They defeated Hastings 35-27 in the finals after edging Owatonna 34-30 in the semifinals.

“They definitely put their best effort to date out on the mat against Owatonna and Hastings,” Tigers coach Chad Olson said. “I’m not sure I can put into words on how proud, excited and relieved I am for our wrestlers, coaches, parents and fans.” Continue reading at

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