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Cheering despite heat, broken leg

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McKenzie Van Grootheest (left) and Anna Boltjes, who broke her leg earlier in the day sliding into third base, create their own shade Saturday, July 11, at the Dutch Festival girls’ softball tournament in Edgerton, where temperatures reached in the 90s. “She wanted to cheer on the team,” said mom, Marti Boltjes, after taking Anna to the emergency room in Luverne and then back to Edgerton. “They (the team) wanted me to come back,” Anna said. Two Luverne teams competed in the tournament where Boltjes’ team finished second in the fifth- and sixth-grade division.

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