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Jayden Cullen had a big week signing his national letter of intent on Wednesday to run track and cross country at NDSU, along with becoming the Mid-State Conference 200 and 500-freestyle champion Friday. Vance Carlson/Forum News Service

Jayden Cullen Mid-State Conference 200 and 500-freestyle champion


PARK RAPIDS — Perham senior Jayden Cullen capped off a big week Friday at the Mid-State Conference swimming championships.

Cullen added a Conference 200-freestyle swimming championship to his growing collection of accolades, by a wide margin, swimming 1:54.32. His nearest competitor was Matthew Benson of Park Rapids who finished in 2:02.40. Cullen added a second conference title in the 500-freestyle winning in 5:17.85.

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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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