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BRIAN BASHAM/TRIBUNE Amy Crawford performs on the balance beam during the Section 8A gymnastics championships in Perham Saturday. Crawford won the all-around title and will compete for a state title this Saturday at the University of Minnesota Gymnastics Complex.

Laker gymnasts have record-setting Section 8-1A meet

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PERHAM - The top two gymnastics teams in Class 1A will not be represented in the state meet Friday -- since both reside in Section 8-1A.


For the No. 2 ranked Detroit Lakes gymnastics team, they were the ones left out, after No. 1 Perham clinched its eighth straight section championship and will be vying for their state-record seventh-consecutive state title.

But not all was lost for the Lakers.

In fact, much was gained by DL during the section meet Saturday.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.