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Can a season opener be a better matchup?

The defending Central Lakes Conference champion Rocori Spartans, who lost to Brainerd in last year’s opener but ran the table and went on to capture the Class 4A state championship.


The Brainerd Warriors, conference champions with Rocori, and runners-up in Section 8-5A, their 10th section final appearance in 17 years.

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