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Mason Swegarden pitched 7.1 innings against Bertha to help the Angels to the Class C state tournament. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Angels secure fourth state berth with dramatic win; DL to face Blaine Friday

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For the fourth time since the Detroit Lakes Angels were rebooted back into amateur baseball action in 2006, they will be heading to the Class C state tournament. 


But this state berth came as one of the more exciting of the four, after the Angels (21-10) survived the talented Bertha Blazers Saturday in Perham during the state play-in game, winning an intense 8-7 tilt.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.