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Farmington beats St. Michael-Albertville 78-59 in Class 4A semifinals

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Updated: March 12, 2020 10:51 PM
Created: March 12, 2020 10:30 PM

Number two seeded Farmington (29-2) led by nine at the half and then withstood a strong second half push beating St. Michael-Albertville 78-59 and advancing to Saturday nights championship game against defending champion Hopkins.

The Knights fought back to tie the game at 44-44 with just under 11 minutes to play, but the Tigers began to pull away and steadily increased the margin. Farmington shot 49% from the field and out-rebounded the Knights by a 41-25 margin. Now Farmington has a rematch with Hopkins who beat them 77-52 back on Dec. 7.

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The Tigers had five players in double figures led by juniors Peyton Blandin with 22 points and Sophie Hart added 21. St. Michael-Albertville got 27 points from freshman Tessa Johnson.


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