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Section 8A gymnastics meet - Feb. 16

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The Section 8A gymnastics meet will be held in Park Rapids Saturday, Feb. 16.

The meet begins at noon with doors opening at 11 a.m. Tickets are $5 for children and $7 for adults.


The presentation of the teams and national anthem will take place at 11:45 a.m.

The eight-team field consists of Bemidji, Little Falls, Fergus Falls, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, Frazee, Park Rapids, Detroit Lakes and Perham.

For all intents, it is a match-up between the Lakers and Yellowjackets for a trip to the state meet.

Detroit Lakes is trying to be the first team other than Perham to represent Section 8A in over a decade.

Detroit Lakes is ranked No. 6 in the state Class A polls. Perham is No. 10.

The teams split two head-to-head matchups this season with both home teams winning.

Detroit Lakes won by a half-point 139.625 - 139.125 December 21.

Perham defeated DL 140.40 - 137.25 January18.