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Gabe Pankonin erased a 1-0 deficit on the first pitch in the bottom of the first inning with a long home run. Robert Williams/FOCUS

Hi-10 Playoffs: Perham 8, Bluffton 3

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PERHAM -- The Bluffton Braves held a 1-0 lead for the opening half inning of play before the Perham Pirates put the game on ice by the fifth inning in an 8-3 opening round victory in Hi-10 League playoff action.


Jake Galbrecht doubled to score Dustin Geiser for the only Bluffton lead of the game.

The lead lasted one pitch.

Perham leadoff hitter Gabe Pankonin took the first pitch he saw from Geiser and launched it over the 358 sign in left-center at Matt's Field.

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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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