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Mikayla Wing led all scorers with 15 points as the Staples-Motley Cardinals defeated Perham 65-27 in the Yellowjackets’ home opener. Robert Williams/FOCUS

Cardinals spoil Perham girls opener


PERHAM — Coming off a two-win season, the Lady Jackets were not gifted by scheduling in facing the Staples-Motley Cardinals in their home opener.

The Cardinals, led by four scorers in double figures, defeated Perham 65-27.

Mikayla Wing led all scorers with 15 points, Jaelin Beachy, Mackenzie Holst, and Grace Wolhowe all scored 11 to pace Staples-Motley.

Maria Rutten was the only Yellowjacket in double figures scoring 10 points.

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Robert Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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