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Tribune photo by Tom Larson Erin Haglund, left, and Kalli Forsell watch the final innings of Lac qui Parle Valley's game against Wheaton/Herman-Norcross on Thursday in Murdock. WHN defeated LQPV, but Haglund struck out 13 Warriors and KMS improved to 19-0 with a 15-1 win in the Section 3A-West playoffs.

Prep softball: Just another family outing


It’s not usual for a softball-playing aunt to drag her niece outside to play a little catch.

But there’s a different set of circumstances at work when auntie Erin Haglund and her niece get together to fire the neon-green pill around.

It usually leads to quite a few strikeouts, quite a few victories for the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg softball team and, perhaps, another spot in the Class A state tournament.

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Tom Larson

Tom Larson is the sports editor of the West Central Tribune.

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