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Detroit Lakes players celebrate their victory against Moorhead on Thursday in Perham. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Robert Williams

No. 8 seed DL upsets top-seeded Blues at Legion tournament

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PERHAM, Minn. – Connor Johnson pitched a six-hitter as No. 8-seeded Detroit Lakes upset the No. 1-seeded Moorhead Blues 2-1 on Thursday at Krueger Field in the Minnesota Division I Substate 14 American Legion baseball tournament.


“I felt good after the first inning. I felt really good,” said Johnson.

The DL defense aided Johnson’s effort, turning three double plays and cutting down a squeeze bunt scoring attempt by Moorhead at the plate.

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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