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Austin Erickson was perfect from the plate in Perham's opening victory over Wadena-Deer Creek. Robert Williams/FOCUS

Jackets sweep Wolverines, eye conference crown

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PERHAM — The Yellowjackets pulled into a first place tie with Park Rapids at 9-1 in the Mid-State Conference with a sweep of Wadena-Deer Creek Tuesday at Krueger Field.


Perham pounded out 13 hits and rallied from 4-2 down with a run in the fifth and a pair in the sixth for a 5-4 win in the opener.

Austin Erickson was a perfect 4-4 at the plate and swiped two bags and scored a run. Erickson leads the team with five steals this season.

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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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