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T.J. Manning avoids the Park Rapids' catcher to slide safely into home during DL's playoff win Thursday.

Lakers slide past Panthers

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A four-run fourth inning tilted the scales of victory to the No. 2 seeded Detroit Lakes baseball team, after it survived to advance to the second round of the Sub-Section 8-2A playoffs Thursday.


The No. 7 Park Rapids Panthers pushed the Lakers the entire tilt, but senior lefty pitcher Alex Guetter pulled out a strong game on the mound to help give the Lakers a close 6-4 victory, along with seven strikeouts.

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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.