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Perham senior Miranda Lockhart blasts a kill over Kendra Weinrich (13) and Lincoln Halby. Robert Williams/FOCUS

Volleyball playoffs: Jackets win wild five-setter in Pelican


PELICAN RAPIDS - The No. 5 Yellowjackets exacted revenge on their most heated of rivals, the No. 4 Pelican Rapids Vikings, in an exciting five-set opening round Section 8AA-South playoff victory Thursday night.

Perham defeated Pelican Rapids 3-2 (25-22, 20-25, 25-13, 22-25, 15-10).

"I like this ending far better than the first time we played Pelican this year," Perham Head Coach Dan Christenson said. "I was proud of how our kids played with guts when it counted."

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Robert Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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