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Jesse Hein, foreground, leads the cheers as Perham advanced to the state tournament for the sixth time since 2004 with a Section 8AA tournament victory in Thief River Falls. Kim Jordahl/FOCUS

Wrestling: Yellowjackets headed for sixth state appearance since 2004

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THIEF RIVER FALLS -- For the sixth time since 2004, the Perham Yellowjackets wrestling team is heading to the State AA wrestling tournament after a sweep of the Section 8AA tournament in Thief River Falls.


On paper, none of the scores appeared close. Perham defeated: Staples-Motley in the quarterfinals 48-19; Fergus Falls 41-19 in the semifinals and took the championship match 40-19.

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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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