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The Perham boys hold aloft the Minnesota Class A state trophy Saturday in Northfield. Robert Williams/FOCUS

Perham claims the 2013 National High School Coaches Association DII Boys Cross Country National Team Championship.


After a second straight Minnesota Class A State Team Championship, Perham has been named the Division II National Champions for a second straight season.

In the deepest DII State Meet in the nation, Perham outlasted three top 25 nationally-ranked teams to win with 52-points, 59-points ahead of DII US No. 7 Mounds Park HS.

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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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