Semifinal preview: Blue Earth Area vs. Perham
On paper, the name of the 3A state semifinal game between No. 5-ranked Perham (10-1) and No. 2-ranked Blue Earth Area (11-0) will come down to defense.
The undefeated Buccaneers have allowed 14 points or more only twice this season.
The Bucs defeated #10-4A St. Paul Highland Park 37-21 and Fairmont 33-24. In a rematch with Fairmont in round one of the playoffs, the Bucs won easily 29-8.
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