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Girls basketball: Eagles topple Irish, 78-68

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The early stages of each half belonged to Rosemount, but Eden Prairie took over at the end of each session to close out a season-opening 78-68 win over the Irish last Tuesday.


Rosemount opened the game by charging to a 13-2 lead, but the Eagles slowly chipped away and took the lead 38-34 by halftime. The Irish surged back ahead after the break and were still ahead 55-51 after Ellie Vraa’s free throw with 11:17 remaining.

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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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