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Boys basketball: Thompson's double-double leads Perham over Hawley

The Perham boys basketball team beat Hawley 61-51 behind Micah Thompson's double-double.

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HAWLEY – The Perham boys basketball team picked up a pivotal win with Heart O’Lakes Conference and Section 8-2A implications on Friday night.

The Yellowjackets (13-1) knocked off Hawley (6-6) on the road behind a double-double from Micah Thompson. The senior finished with 26 points and 13 rebounds in a 61-51 win over the Nuggets.

Soren Anderson finished with 19 points and eight rebounds. Alex Ohm paced Perham in assists with five. Sam Senske (17) and Brevin Sota (10) finished in double figures for Hawley.

Perham is currently in second place in the Heart O’Lakes Conference with a record of 5-1. Hawley sits in fifth at 2-3.

PHS 28 33 – 61

HHS 24 27 – 51

TEAM TOTALS- PERHAM- 21-47 FGA, 2-19 3PA, 17-20 FTA, 33 rebounds, 10 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocks, 12 turnovers; HAWLEY- 20-49 FGA, 2-0 3PA, 9-11 FTA, 20 rebounds, 13 turnovers

PERHAM- Alex Ohm 7 points, 2 rebounds, 5 assists; Micah Thompson 26 points, 13 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 block; Evan Kovash 3 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 block; Soren Anderson 19 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal; Jacob Daniels 4 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist; Blaiz Schmidt 2 points, 3 rebounds

HAWLEY SCORING- Masson Gratton 3, Brevin Stoa 10, Noah Nelson 8, Landon Bakke 6, Sam Senske 17, Derek Tibbetts 2

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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