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Lakers oust Panthers in 8AA playoffs

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Lakers oust Panthers in 8AA playoffs
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A four-run fourth inning carried Detroit Lakes to a 6-4 win over Park Rapids in the first round of the Section 8AA baseball playoffs Thursday at Detroit Lakes.

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Paul Dirks singled and scored in both the first and third innings to give Park Rapids a 2-1 lead.

The No. 2-seeded Lakers strung together three singles to take a 5-2 lead in the fourth before the No. 7-seeded Panthers responded by scoring twice in the fifth. Levi Erickson was hit by a pitch and Nick Belfiori singled to set up Paul Dirks' RBI single and Sam Coborn's run-scoring grounder.

Detroit Lakes added an insurance run in the bottom of that inning to seal the win.

Kevin McMorrow took the loss, allowing four earned runs in a complete-game effort as the Panthers ended the season with a 9-12 mark.

Detroit Lakes defeated Perham 6-1 in Saturday's second round to advance to the Section 8AA semifinals.

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