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Blackduck’s Andrew Nissen (left) hustles to first as a short infield pop fly dropped between Norman County pitcher Lucas Lindell (center) and first baseman Dylan Wilkens during Tuesday’s Section 8A playoff game. Norman County won 2-1. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

PREP BASEBALL: Norman County eliminates Blackduck; Bagley drops to losers' bracket

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BEMIDJI -- For the first time since 2011, there will be a new Section 8A baseball champion.

Norman County scored a pair of first-inning runs off Blackduck’s Jake Krabbenhoft then relied on the pitching of Lucas Lindell to do the rest, as the Wildcats unseated the two-time defending section champions 2-1 Tuesday afternoon at the Bemidji State baseball diamond.


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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is the sports editor of the Bemidji Pioneer. He is also the Bemidji State beat writer. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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