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Perham players embrace after defeating Rochester Lourdes Saturday for the Minnesota Class 1A boys state tournament championship at the Target Center in Minneapolis. David Samson/The Forum

Perham boy's basketball picks up first-ever state title with 45-37 win over Rochester Lourdes

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Oh what a season it has been for the Perham boys basketball team.

Two months ago this was a team struggling to achieve normalcy and on Saturday the Yellowjackets were crowned the Class 2A Minnesota State champions with a 45-37 win over Rochester Lourdes on Saturday at the Target Center in Minneapolis.


Perham finishes the season 31-1 and picks up a title in its first-ever appearance at state.

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