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Kasson-Mantorville scored three runs in the first inning and controlled play in an 8-1 victory over Perham in the Minnesota Class 2A state final. Paul Gregersen/Special to the FOCUS

State Baseball Final: Kasson-Mantorville upends Perham 8-1

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Perham Yellowjackets were unable to overcome a shaky first inning and fell to the No. 5-Kasson-Mantorville KoMets 8-1 in the Minnesota Class 2A state baseball final Monday afternoon at Target Field.


Perham starter Eric Brauch walked the first two KoMets he faced followed by four singles and a sacrifice bunt, as Kasson-Mantorville built a 3-0 run in the first inning.

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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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