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Gabe Pankonin, #3, Jesse Hein, #78, and Mark Schumacher, #77, hold aloft the Section 8AAA Championship trophy during post-game ceremonies. Photo by Bob Williams.

Football Playoffs: Perham advances to state quarterfinals

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- After averaging over 30 points per game in a five-game win streak leading to the Section final, the Perham Yellowjackets (8-3) only needed 10 to take the Section 8AAA title from defending champs Pequot Lakes, (7-4), by a final score of 10-3, at Alerus Center, in Grand Forks, Thursday evening.


"Our kids stepped up and made big plays at the right time," Perham Defensive Coordinator Kyle Knutson 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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