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Sophomore Ciarrin Covington and freshman Lizzie Fudge come down the back stretch of the Perham Invitational cross-country race.

Cross-country teams defend home turf

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The Perham boys cross-country team backed up its number one Class A state ranking with a second place finish at their home invitational meet. The Yellowjackets were only bested by Class 2A Moorhead by a combined 55 seconds.


The girls team finished fourth and also behind all double-A schools.

"The boys had the top six under 17:25," Head Coach Jeff Morris said.

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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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