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Boys lacrosse: Irish win a thriller to reach state, roll over Mahtomedi in first round

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With a trip to the state tournament on the line and 20 second and counting left on the clock, Rosemount’s Carter Yepsen found another gear last Thursday night.


The senior all-stater gathered in a face-off won by his twin brother, Conner Yepsen, and raced down the middle of the field before firing the ball past Prior Lake goaltender Aaron Wiederhoeft with 13 seconds left, lifting the Irish to an 11-10 victory in the Section 3 finals at Bob Pates Stadium in Burnsville.

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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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