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Spring Fling photo gallery

Perham gymnasiums were busy all weekend during the annual Spring Fling basketball tournament. Photos by Robert Williams/FOCUS

Perham was host to 70 basketball teams ranging in ages second through ninth grade during the annual Spring Fling tournament held in gymnasiums all over town last Saturday and Sunday.

The Perham fourth graders won their bracket taking the final 28-27 over Waubun. 

The Perham third grade team lost in overtime in the consolation game to Breckenridge 32-20. 

The fifth grade Yellowjackets defeated Battle Lake 33-25 to take the consolation championship.

Browerville defeated the eighth grade Yellowjackets 47-27 for third place.

Some Perham seventh graders were on double duty Sunday as the team qualified for the state Pacesetter tournament in June by winning the qualifying tournament in Frazee. 

Other Perham teams qualifying for MIT tournaments in June were the sixth, eighth and ninth grade teams. More scores will be added to this story.

Below are some photos from the weekend.

Robert Williams

Robert is a Minnesota Newspaper Association award-winning Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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