BOYS BASKETBALL: Illikainen’s 40 leads Grand Rapids past Bemidji
GRAND RAPIDS — Alex Illikainen’s big night helped Grand Rapids edge Bemidji Thursday night.
The Lumberjacks (2-14) trailed 36-22 at halftime but mounted a big comeback behind James Hendricks’ 18 points and Collin Rutledge’s 15.
The Lumberjacks outscored the Thunderhawks (12-5) 34-26 in the second half but Illikainen scored half of his points in the final frame to help Grand Rapids.
BHS returns to the court tonight against Colquet.