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Eli Beachy returns to the state track meet in the pole vault for the second straight year after clinching the section title for Perham Thursday.

Pole vaulter Beachy helps Yellowjackets win section track championship


MOORHEAD — It came down to the final event, but Perham pole vaulter Eli Beachy won a tiebreaker at 13 feet with Breckenridge-Campbell-Tintah’s Conrad Kondos to not only qualify for state, but give the Yellowjackets boys squad the Minnesota Class 1A, Section 6 track and field title Thursday at Minnesota State Moorhead.

Beachy’s second-place finish was worth eight points and put the Yellowjackets three points ahead of Ottertail Central for the section title 84-81.

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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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