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The Rosemount swimming and diving team will compete in seven events at the Class 2A state meet.

Swimming and diving: Irish send seven to state

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The Rosemount swimming and diving team qualified seven events for state and was pleasantly surprised by a second-place team finish at Friday’s Section 3AA Championships.


The Irish entered seeded fourth out of seven teams, but moved up to third after prelims and into second after finals with 354 ½ points in action at Hidden Oaks Middle School. They leapfrogged both Lakeville schools before finishing 40 points off the pace of team champion Prior Lake.

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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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