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Edina girls claim road win over Minnetonka, solidify Lake Conference positioning

By Trevor Squire, SportsEngine, 05/17/18, 4:30AM CDT

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With the victory, the Hornets completed a regular-season sweep of the Skippers and are entrenched as the No. 2 team in the league.

Edina freshman Haley Reeck scored one of her two goals late in the second half of the Hornets' 11-9 victory at Minnetonka. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

Edina freshman Haley Reeck scored one of her two goals late in the second half of the Hornets' 11-9 victory at Minnetonka. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

Edina's Loli Fidler shot between Minnetonka defenders Anna Brooks, left, and Kelly McCloskey to score one of her two goals. Fidler also had three assists. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

Edina's Loli Fidler shot between Minnetonka defenders Anna Brooks, left, and Kelly McCloskey to score one of her two goals. Fidler also had three assists. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

First Report

Loli Fidler tallied four first-half points to lead Edina to a 11-9 victory over Minnetonka Thursday night at Minnetonka High School. Fidler played a hand in the Hornets' first four goals, giving her team an early lead it never relinquished.

Ranked sixth in the state coaches’ poll, Edina (5-4, 5-2) expanded its single-goal halftime lead by capitalizing on free-position shots and finding open lanes in the second half. Fidler finished the game with two goals and three assists.  

No. 5 Skippers senior Kellie Cole notched a hat trick, while teammate Julia Gallogly tallied two goals and an assist.

Chloe Lewis stopped 11 shots in net for Minnetonka (5-6, 2-4), while Ellie Strittmater made eight saves for the Hornets.

Minnetonka sophomore Josie Helling put a shot over the shoulder of Edina goaltender Elli Strittmater for a first-half score. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

Minnetonka sophomore Josie Helling put a shot over the shoulder of Edina goaltender Elli Strittmater for a first-half score. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

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