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Laker junior Chaz Butz returns with lots of experience pitching. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Softball Preview: Lakers head to Class 3A

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There will be a little less room for error for the Detroit Lakes softball team, after they were bumped from Class 2A to Class 3A.

But the challenge has been accepted, with some good experience returning at key positions.


“It comes down to pitching and defense, if we can play those two well, we’ll be in every game,” said DL head coach Phil Kirchner.

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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.