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Detroit Lakes softball wrap-up

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It was a good learning curve of a season for the young Detroit Lakes softball team, as the Lakers finished with an 8-11 record.

What was learned was defense and pitching mean the difference between wins and losses.


“We struggled some with our pitching and at times our defense wasn’t there,” said DL head coach Phil Kirchner. “When you don’t play good defense and don’t throw strikes, good teams will beat you.”

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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.