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Laker boys' scoring attack finally ignites in soccer win over Crookston

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Goals were coming at a premium for the Detroit Lakes boys' soccer team as they entered the Section 8-1A playoffs, as they scored only seven goals in the their final six games of the regular season.


Enter sophomore attacker Luke Payne.

The Laker recorded his first-ever hat trick in No. 3 DL's convincing 5-1 victory over No. 6 Crookston -- and he had them all by the end of the first half.

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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.