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One-loss Stingers advance to District title game versus Bemidji

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FERGUS FALLS — Bemidji defeated the No. 1 Perham Stingers 4-0 to advance to the title game of the VFW district tournament. Perham rallied to eliminate East Grand Forks 2-1 in eight innings to earn a rematch with Bemidji Sunday for the championship and a trip to the state tournament.


Patrick Murphy took the loss to Bemidji pitching 4 ⅓ innings allowing three runs, one earned. Matt Benke came on in relief tossing 2 ⅔ allowing one unearned run.

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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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