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Gabe Pankonin saunters to home plate while watching a long double by Ivan Nodsle in the first inning of Perham's 12-2 victory over Thief River Falls. Robert Williams/FOCUS

Perfect Pankonin powers Perham past Thief River Falls

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DETROIT LAKES -- The Perham Buzz scored thrice in the first three innings to build a comfortable lead and cruised to a seven-inning, mercy rule-ended 12-2 victory over the Thief River Falls Bandits in opening round play of the District 9, Division I American Legion baseball tournament.


Gabe Pankonin was a one-man wrecking machine with a perfect day 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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