The Perham softball team swept Detroit Lakes Monday, May 17, in a doubleheader at Arvig Park in Perham. The Yellowjackets won the first game 11-1 and the second game 14-1 in five innings.

In the first game, Perham's Katie Johnson recorded her 200th career strikeout in the second inning. She allowed just one run and struck out six batters while pitching a no-hitter.

The Lakers scored their only run in the first inning. The Yellowjackets answered back with three runs in the bottom of the first. They added six more runs in the second inning, one run in the third, and one run in the fifth. At the plate, Alivia Trepanier and Bri Hoffman each drove in three runs for Perham.

The Yellowjackets scored early in the second game as well, putting seven runs on the board in the bottom of the first inning. They also scored one in the third and added six in the fourth. Lily Lorenson drove in four runs and scored two runs off of two hits in the contest.

Steph Meissner was the winning pitcher in game two, giving up four hits and one run over five innings and striking out three. The lone run for Detroit Lakes came off of a solo homerun by Rachel Kasowski in the fourth inning.

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Perham's Katie Johnson fields the ball in the second game of the Yellowjackets' doubleheader against Detroit Lakes Monday, May 17, 2021, at Arvig Park in Perham. (Meghan Perry / Focus)
Perham's Katie Johnson fields the ball in the second game of the Yellowjackets' doubleheader against Detroit Lakes Monday, May 17, 2021, at Arvig Park in Perham. (Meghan Perry / Focus)

Perham improves to 7-5 on the season. They host a doubleheader against Hawley Tuesday, May 18, at 4 p.m. at Arvig Park.

Yellowjackets 11, Lakers 1 (Game 1)

RHE

DL 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 3

PER 3 6 1 0 1 - 11 9 0

WP-Katie Johnson (PER)

LP-S. Borgmann (DL)

PER-Grayce Mickelson 2H, 3R, 1RBI; Katie Johnson 2H, 3R, 1RBI; Lily Lorenson 1R, 1RBI; Emma Daniels 1H, 1R, 1RBI; Alivia Trepanier 1H, 1R, 3RBI; Bri Hofmann 2H, 3RBI; Marissa Hopwood 1H, 1R

Pitching

PER-Katie Johnson 5IP, 1R, 3BB, 6K; DL-S. Borgmann 4.2IP, 9H, 11R, 3BB, 6K

Yellowjackets 14, Lakers 1 (Game 2)

RHE

DL 0 0 0 1 0 - 1 4 0

PER 7 0 1 6 x - 14 9 1

WP-Steph Meissner (PER)

LP-Maddy Bellanger (DL)

PER-Grayce Mickelson 3H, 3RBI, 2R; Katie Johnson 2R, 3BB; Lily Lorenson 2H, 4RBI, 2R; Emma Daniels 1H, 1RBI, 1R; Hannah Zachariason 1H; Leah Honer 1RBI, 1R; Hannah Hunter 2R, 1RBI; Marissa Hopwood 1H, 1RBI, 2R; Steph Meissner 1H, 1R, 1RBI

Pitching

PER-Steph Meissner 5IP, 1R, 4H, 3K; DL-Maddy Bellanger 3IP, 4H, 8R, 6BB, 3K