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Baseball: Perham defeats D-G-F 5-2

PERHAM — A three-run sixth inning broke up a tie ballgame and Perham defeated Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 5-2 in non-conference baseball action Friday.

Dylan Kruzel had the game-winning hit scoring Josh Still to start off the sixth inning rally.

The game-winner was Kruzel's only hit of the game.

Joe Solberg was 3-3 at the plate.

Jaden Meyer was 2-4 with two RBI, both coming in the sixth inning also.

Jake Lueders got the pitching victory in relief of Josh Still. Still allowed two runs, one earned, on six hits. He struck out 10 Rebels and walked only one in the no-decision.

Lueders fanned one batter in an inning of work for the win.

Perham has four remaining Mid-State Conference games and are looking up at 9-1 Park Rapids. The Panthers have two games remaining against Crosby-Ironton (1-8). Park Rapids has won seven straight games since a 6-5 loss in Perham April 25.

Perham, 7-1 in the conference and 10-1 overall, can assure a share of the Mid-State title with sweeps of Wadena-Deer Creek (4-5) and Pequot Lakes (3-6).

Perham has won eight in a row since the Yellowjackets' only loss of the season 9-8 to Park Rapids April 25.

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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