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Girls Basketball: Nuggets advance, end Perham's season


HAWLEY -- The No. 9-2A Hawley Nuggets defeated Perham 42-17 in the play-in round of Section 8AA Southwest Subsection playoffs Thursday evening.


Perham ends their season with a record of 2-23. The top-seeded Nuggets improve to 20-4 and will face the fifth-seed Wadena-Deer Creek.

The Wolverines upset the four-seed Frazee 47-46.

Pelican Rapids (3) defeated Breckenridge (6) by a score of 55-52. The Vikings will face Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton (2). The Rebels defeated Barnesville 52-36.

In the Northeast Subsection, top-seeded Crookston had a bye and will play Warroad. The Warriors got by Bagley 56-21.

Pequot Lakes (2) defeated Roseau (7) 93-80. The Patriots will play Crosby-Ironton (3). The Rangers beat Park Rapids Area 62-47.

All quarterfinal games will take place Saturday, March 2. The SW Sub games will be at Concordia College - Moorhead. The NE games will be at Bemidji State University.

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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