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Travis Kienitz literally keeps an eye on the ball in the second half of Detroit Lakes' season opener against Fergus Falls Thursday on the DL Rotary Soccer Complex. (Brian Wierima/Record)

Fergus Falls wins defensive battle

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There were a few litmus tests passed by the young Detroit Lakes boys' soccer team, but that still wasn't enough as the Lakers dropped their season and home opener against Fergus Falls 2-1 Thursday.


An Otter goal with seven minutes remaining in regulation pushed the visitors over the top, as Fergus Falls held on for the win, despite a solid performance by the DL defense.

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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.