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Mark Murphy was a part of four top-10 finishes at the Mid-State Conference championship meet. Kim Jordahl/FOCUS

Swimming: Yellowjackets third at Mid-State Conference Championship

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A dominant Lakers team from Detroit Lakes swam away with the Mid-State Conference Championship at Park Rapids Friday. Perham finished in third place. The host Panthers placed second.


Jayden Cullen led the way for Perham taking home a conference title in the 500-yard freestyle. His time of 5:19.75 was over five seconds faster than DL's Brandon Olson in second, 5:25.05.

Cullen earned all-conference honors for the event win and also finished third in the 200-freestyle.

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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