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The Perham swimming team defended their title at Fosston and are show here with their championship plaque. Front row L to R: Brittany Roberts, Zoe Potts, Lexi Richter, Kelsey Kratzke, Bailey Meyer, Natalie Murphy. Middle row: Shelby Mayfield, Sam Salathe, Beth Ingebrand, Laine Miller, Jackie Hanson. Back row: Kristina Galbrecht, Heidi Weber, Rylie Rothmeyer, Jill Burns, Annie Ingebrand. Not pictured: Marlee Helmeke.

Jacket swimmers defend Fosston title

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The Perham swimmers had a successful week in the pool defending their title at Fosston and just missing an upset at Class 2A Moorhead.


"The girls really came together as a team and it really paid off," said Head Coach Sheri Ressler.

The victory was a combined team effort as the Yellowjackets took the title with no second place finishes and only one first place finish: Kelsey Kratzke's win in the 100 breaststroke.

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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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