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The Perham Pirates open up the Hi-10 playoffs versus Bluffton at Matt's Field in Perham Friday, July 20 at 6 p.m. Brian Basham/Forum Communications

Countryside and Hi-10 playoffs begin Friday

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DENT -- The Dent Wildcats kicked off the Countryside League playoffs with a 15-2 victory over the Frazee Flames Wednesday evening in the tournament's play-in game.


The Wildcats put up 10 runs in the first inning and cruised to victory behind the pitching of Jeff Ronning and some lively bats.

By the end of the fifth inning, the Wildcat lead was about as comfortable as it can get at 15-0.

Frazee added two runs late but the game was called by the seven-inning mercy rule.

Eric Weller went 3-5 at the plate, scoring four times with one RBI. Isaac Stoll was 2-5 with three RBI.

Ronning pitched five innings on the mound and was 2-3 at the plate with one RBI and scored twice.

Follow Dent Wildcat updates at (link attached)

In Hi-10 play, Perham will square off with Bluffton at Matt's Field in Perham Friday, July 20 at 6 p.m.

The New York Mills Millers will play the Wadena-Deer Creek Shockers in Deer Creek at the same time.

For up-to-date brackets, visit Ron Berns' baseball page: (link attached)

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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