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With one stroke of the bat, DL’s season ends

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As the Section 8-2A seedings suggested, the No. 5 Detroit Lakes and No. 4 Hawley softball teams were pretty evenly matched and in the first game of the playoffs Tuesday, that was evident through seven innings of play.


Or at least, the last six innings.

A three-run home run by Hawley’s Katie Bjorndahl in the first inning was all it took for the Nuggets to advance to the double-elimination second round, as the Lakers’ season finished with a 3-1 defeat.

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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.