Pohlen Leads Thunderhawks to AAA Semis

By KBJR News 1

March 21, 2012 Updated Mar 22, 2012 at 8:17 AM CST

Minneapolis, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Senior Austin Pohlen scored a game-high 33 points and the #3-seeded Grand Rapids boy's basketball team beat Mankato East 62-49 Wednesday in the Class AAA quarterfinals.

The Thunderhawks also got 15 points from freshman Alex Illikainen, helping them to the state semifinal round on Thursday.

Grand Rapids is now (25-5) this season and will take on #2-seed DeLaSalle at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

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