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Detroit Lakes team members congratulate Connor Johnson after a huge upset of No. 1 Moorhead in the opening round of the American Legion baseball tournament in Perham. Robert Williams/FOCUS

Legion: Detroit Lakes upsets top-seeded Moorhead 2-1

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PERHAM — Connor Johnson pitched a six-hitter as No. 8-seed Detroit Lakes upset the No. 1 Moorhead Blues 2-1 at Krueger Field in the Minnesota Sub State 14 American Legion tournament.


“I felt good after the first inning; I felt really good,” said Johnson.

The DL defense aided Johnson’s effort turning three double plays and cutting down a squeeze bunt scoring attempt by Moorhead at the plate.

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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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