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Laker defenders Josh Weber (68), Kirby Siewert (78) Tyler Gebhart (76) and Brandon Johnson (58) celebrate a sack during a home game earlier this season. Photo by - Brian Basham

No. 4 Lakers clinch top seed for playoffs with win over Crookston

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CROOKSTON - The Class 4A No. 4 ranked Detroit Lakes football team found a couple of equalizers for the nasty weather they were playing in against the Crookston Pirates Wednesday, and it came in the form of strong offensive line play and the rushing of junior quarterback Michael Herzog.


The offensive line create just enough of a hole on a consistent basis to aid Herzog, who rushed the ball 39 times for a total of 215 yards, which keyed DL's 28-20 victory.

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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.