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Brian Basham/TRIBUNE Freshman Quillan Oak takes a breath during the 100 yard breaststroke event during Friday's Mid-State Swimming Meet. Oak set a new Mid-State record for the event, swimming it in 1:02.46.

Swimming: Perham skims past Lakers for Mid-State championship; Melgaard and Oak set new conference meet records

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DETROIT LAKES - Although Friday's meet didn't result in Detroit Lake's first Mid-State Conference title in five years, it can be considered as the Laker's coming of age meet.


For many of the DL swimmers or divers, this year's Mid-State meet was their first championship-style competition and many of the Lakers made the most of it.

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