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Mahnomen, Minn., quarterback Jacob Pavek (10) breaks the tackle attempt of Bethlehem Academy's Christian Von Ruden (11) during a second quarter run at the MSHSL State Football Class 1-A championship game in Minneapolis Saturday morning. Brian Basham/DL Newspapers

Mahnomen wins Class 1A state championship

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MINNEAPOLIS - Entering the 2012 season, the Mahnomen Indians were considered one of the best Class 1A teams in the state.

After Saturday, the Indians are officially the best after beating Bethlehem Academy of Faribault 20-14 inside the Metrodome for the Class 1A state championship.


The victory concludes a perfect season by No. 1 ranked Mahnomen, which finishes with a record of 14-0 and claims the school's seventh state title.

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