Minneota's Ava Larson smiles as she is congratulated at third base by Coach Heidi Boerboom after hitting a home run in the fifth inning of the second game against Lac qui Parle Valley on Tuesday.

Vikings swept by LQPV in twinbill

Lac qui Parle Valley swept a Camden Conference twinbill from Minneota/Canby on Tuesday, winning 14-3 and 14-4.
The Eagles parlayed 20 hits, 21 walks and 11 errors into the 28 runs in the two games.
It was the third straight loss for the Vikings (2-3).
In the first game, LQPV took a 14-0 lead before Minneota/Canby scored three times in the bottom of the sixth on a run-scoring single by Ava Larson and a two-run single by Abby Rost. But it wasn't enough to stop the Eagle from invoking the 10-run rule after six innings.
Rylee Sawatzky went the distance for the win for the Eagles. She allowed four hits and struck out 11. Ava Larson took the loss for the Vikings.
Rost had two of the four Minneota/Canby hits. Larson and Summer Hennen had the other hits.
In the second game, Sawatzky again picked up the win, allowing three hits over five innings, while striking out six. Abby Hennen started for the Vikings and pitched three innings in taking the loss.
Rylee Lund went 3-for-3 for the Eagles. Taylor Shelstad drove in three runs, while Sawatzky, Ayanna Gibson and Taylor Kittelson each knocked in two runs.
Larson belted a three-run homer in the fifth inning for the Vikings. She had two of the team's three hits. Rost collected the other hit.

(Game 1)
LQPV 14, Minneota/Canby 3
LQPV......................................150 017 - 14 13 1
Minneota/Canby....................000 003 - 3 4 7

Minneota/Canby hitting: Lexi Sanow 0-for-2, Summer Hennen 1-for-3, run; Abby Hennen 0-for-1, run; Ava Larson 1-for-3, rbi; Audra Buysse 0-for-3; Tylee Groenhoff 0-for-3; Abby Rost 2-for-3, 2 rbi; Tessah Anhalt 0-for-1; Zahndra Bordewyk 0-for-1; Ashlee Ann Cole 0-for-2; Faith Myhre 0-for-0, run

Minneota/Canby pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so): Ava Larson (L) 6-13-14-6-8-5

(Game 2)
LQPV 14, Minneota/Canby 4
Minneota/Canby.......................110 02 - 4 3 4
LQPV.........................................007 25 - 14 7 2

Minneota/Canby hitting: Lexi Sanow 0-for-2, run; Summer Hennen 0-for-3; Abby Hennen 0-for-1, run; Ava Larson 2-for-3, 3-run HR, 3 rbi; Abby Rost 1-for-3; Tylee Groenhoff 0-for-1; Audra Buysse 0-for-3; Ashlee Ann Cole 0-for-1, run; Shelby Sik 0-for-2

Minneota/Canby pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so): Abby Hennen (L) 3-3-7-1-7-2, Ava Larson (L) 1 2/3-4-7-5-6-0

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