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     January 8, 2020      #71-8 KDJ

BOYS BASKETBALL: Kays lead wire-to-wire in

By Kevin Newberry
Special to the Daily Journal

KANKAKEE — Thornwood showed up ready for battle in Kankakee on Tuesday, but even its best effort wasn’t enough to keep things close, as the Kays established an early lead and held it to the bitter end of a 71-60 win against the Thunderbirds.

The heavily-favored Kays never were in any real danger during the course of the Southland Athletic Conference win, but Thornwood refused to give in despite the unfavorable circumstances. A number of clutch shots and some interesting fouls called in their favor allowed the ‘Birds to hang around and even creep to within six points with just more ...

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