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Boys Basketball: Illikainen leads Thunderhawks past Warriors

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GRAND RAPIDS — Highly touted 6-foot-10 junior Alex Illikainen scored 28 points for Grand Rapids as the Thunderhawks defeated the Brainerd Warriors 66-43 in the season opener for both teams Tuesday night.


Adam Thomson added 12 points for the Thunderhawks, who led 37-12 at the half.

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