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Andrew Riestenberg, Brandon Karels and Klaus Weber show off their state championship trophy concluding the awards ceremony.

Perham boys cross-country state champions

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Watching the first 20 runners cross the 3,200-meter mark and the finish line at 5,000 meters, one wondered where were the Yellowjackets and then a pack of yellow swarmed to the state championship.


The final meet of the season was held at St. Olaf College, in Northfield, Minn. in chilly temperatures and a stiff wind that blew out the finish line into the faces of the finishers.

Temperatures at race time were in the 30s with winds gusting between 15 and 27 miles per hour.

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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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