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Front row L-R: Jake Anderson, Josh Nordick, Nick Bahls, Tyler Glines, Jordan Cresap, Jordan Anderson, Eli Beachy. Back row: Matt Formanek, Hunter Salathe, Zach Gabbard, Mark Schumacher, Jordan Hein, Jordan Bruhn, Dan Cavanagh, Mike Wiskow.

Jackets on long road to defend state title


The Perham basketball team will have their communal heads on a swivel watching for shots to the back as they drag around the target of defending state champions through a section they are not even favored to win.

Arch rival Pelican Rapids, the only team to defeat last year's 31-1 ball club hold the #1 state ranking, while Perham sits right beneath at #2.

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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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