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Brooke Olson raps a towering homerun over the centerfield fence against Bemidji for a three-run shot in the Lakers’ extra-inning victory. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Homers carry Lakers to 2-0 start to season

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Detroit Lakes sophomore Hailey Sonstegard ushered in the 2014 season in booming fashion, after she railed a walk-off three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to propel the Lakers to a hard-fought 12-11 victory over Bemidji Friday at Snappy Park.


The season-opening victory featured some towering homeruns by Sonstegard and senior first baseman Brooke Olson, who’s fence buster also came in a three-run form.

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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.