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Pelican Rapids' defensive back Casey Bruggeman, #5, stepped in front of Gabe Paknonin, kneeling, to knock down a game-winning point-after attempt preserving a 21-20 victory for the Vikings. Photo by Bob Williams

Vikings defeat Jackets in last minute

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For the sixth time in seven seasons, the Pelican Rapids Vikings found a way to put a notch in the Perham loss column, this time needing all 48 minutes to hang on for a 21-20 victory.


The Vikings looked to have the game in hand up 21-6 after quarterback Devin Schell scored the third Pelican Rapids touchdown with 6:03 remaining.

"I'm proud of the way our kids played, especially in the fourth quarter," Perham Head Coach Mike Jordahl said.

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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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