Saturday, March 23, 2013


Perham and Minnehaha went up against each other in the quarterfinals of the 2013 Minnesota State High School League state tournament.

Minnehaha won the tip. They looked to set the tempo of the game early in the contest.

Minnehaha looked to get the ball into the hands of Thomas Gedion. Gedion was all over the floor on the offensive end. He was able to get shots that the put up.

Perham had a difficult time getting into an offensive shooting rhythm. They were not able to get shots that they put up to go in.

The scoring slowed down a little bit midway through the first half.

Perham seem to wake up midway through the first half as they went on a 5-0 run with just under 10 minutes to go in the first half.

Kaharri Carter was all over the floor. Carter was able to knock down some key shots throughout the first half for his team.

Minnehaha used both zone and man-to-man defense in the first half. They were able to slow down the Perham offense.

Perham made a run late in the first half.

Minnehaha called a timeout with 3:14 left in the first half. The score was Minnehaha 20 and Perham 17.

Perham didn't go away in the first half. They hung around as they kept on looking for different ways to attack the basket.

In a game that had a good tempo and feel for it from the start of the contest at halftime the score was Minnehaha 27 and Perham 24.

As the second half got underway the game continued to be close.

Minnehaha went on a run midway through the second half. Perham called a timeout with 5:43 left in regulation. The score was Minnehaha 43 and Perham 32.

Perham did try to make a come back late in the game. But that run came up short. Minnehaha was able to come away with the 53-41 victory over Perham.

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