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Dance team: The Shadows make it a sweep of state titles

Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd adds the high kick division state title to its jazz routine victory Friday at the state meet. YME takes second.

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The Lac qui Parle/Dawson-Boyd Shadows (left) and the Yellow Medicine East Silhouettes took first and second, respectively, at the state Class A dance team championships Saturday in the high kick division at Target Center. Courtesy of the LQPV/D-B dance tgeam

MINNEAPOLIS — The Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd Shadows completed the sweep at the state Class A dance tournament Saturday night.

The Shadows won the high kick competition for the second straight year after winning the jazz division Friday again.

LQPV/D-B had five ranking points. Yellow Medicine East finished second with 13 and Frazee was third with 16. BOLD finished ninth with 41 and Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City was 12th with 47.

LQPV/D-B used 30 dancers for its high-kick performance, including 10 seniors.

The 10 seniors are: Laura Baldwin, Carissa Besonen, Rachel Hahn, Jose Munsterman, Addisyn Oie, Aaliyah Schommer, Paige Torstenson, Hope Trager, Annika Trygestad and Eden Weber.

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YME, meanwhile, had two seniors: Emily Cobb and Emily LeBlanc.

Class A high kick

Team scoring

(1) Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd, 5… (2) Yellow Medicine East, 13 … (3) Frazee, 16 … (4) Cannon Falls … (5) Wabasha-Kellogg … (6) Holy Family Catholic of Victoria … (7) Pierz, 38.5 .. (8) Lake City, 39 … (9) BOLD, 41 … (10) St. Charles, 43.5 … (11) Crosby-Ironton, 44.5 … (12) Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City. 47.

Class AA high kick

Team scoring

(1) Sartell, 5 … (2) Totino-Grace of Fridley, 11 … (3) Austin, 13 … (4) Faribault, 21 … (5) Benilde-St. Margaret’s, 22 … (6) St. Cloud Tech, 30 … (7) Rocori, 35.5 … (8) Mound Westonka, 37 … (9) Orono, 39.5 … (10) Inver Grove Heights Simley, 42.5 … (11) Hutchinson, 54 … (12) Zimmerman, 60.

Class AAA high kick

Team scoring

  1. Eastview of Apple Valley, 5 … (2) Wayzata, 12 … (3) Chaska, 12 … (4) Brainerd, 19.5 … (5) Lakeville North, 25 … (6) Prior Lake, 29 … (7) Eden Prairie, 33 … (8) Anoka, 37 … (9) Centennial, 43 … (10) Spring Lake Park, 51 … (11) Blaine, 53 … (12) Henry Sibley of West St. Paul, 60.

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