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Boys tennis

Moorhead 6,

EGF Senior High 1

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MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead swept four singles matches to beat East Grand Forks Senior High on Tuesday in Moorhead.

The Green Wave picked up a doubles win from Ben Campos and Hunter Zeman.

“We competed well at a number of positions,” Senior High coach Terry Paukert said. “Moorhead is a tough matchup for us. Ben Campos and Hunter Zeman were very solid at No. 1 doubles, playing their best match of the season.”

Girls tennis

GF Red River 8,

Wahpeton 1

WAHPETON, N.D. — Grand Forks Red River swept all three doubles matches en route to a win over Wahpeton on Tuesday.

“Saw a lot of good things today on the court with some different doubles combinations,” Red River coach Greg LaDouceur said.

Mimi Yunker, Cindy Lim, Alexis Caoili, Paige Relling and Kassidy Johnson won singles matches for Red River, which improved to 2-0. The Roughriders play West Fargo on Thursday at Register Courts.

Softball

GF Central 13,

Fargo South 7

FARGO — After scoring just five runs in its first three games, Central broke loose for 13 runs and 13 hits here Tuesday in picking up its first win of the season.

South led 6-1 before Central scored six in the top of the fifth inning to take the lead for good. Jessica Marynik’s two-run triple highlighted the outburst. Marynik finished with three hits, two triples and four RBI, while Steph McWilliams and MacKenzie Olson also had three hits for Central.

“We started slow,’’ Central coach Darin Schumacher said. “But we strung together five hits in a row in the fifth and that broke the game open. We’ve had slow going with our hitting. We started swinging the bat really well tonight.’’

Baseball

Red River sweeps Shanley

FARGO — Grand Forks Red River’s Colin Hennessy threw a no-hitter and had four hits in a doubleheader as the Roughriders beat Fargo Shanley 2-0 and 7-4 on Tuesday.

Hennessy struck out 12 against the Deacons.

In the second game, Jayce Turner had two hits to pace Red River, which improved to 2-2 overall.

Briefly

  •  Boys golf: Grand Forks Red River finished fifth and Grand Forks Central sixth Tuesday at the West Fargo Invitational held at Village Green in Moorhead. It was the first meet of the season for the Grand Forks schools. Red River was led by Jack LaMoine’s 80. Central was led by Riley Petersen’s 79. Red River finished with a 332 and Central a 338. “Village Green has a tendency to get players in trouble,” said Central coach Josh Cichy. “We had a lot of penalty strokes. But it was our first meet. We’re definitely not disappointed.”
  •  Girls tennis: Behind Sammie Smith’s win at No. 1 singles, West Fargo cruised to a 9-0 win over Grand Forks Central on Tuesday in West Fargo. The Knights, who dropped to 0-2, face Fargo Davies on Thursday.
  •  Girls soccer: Host Fargo Shanley outshot Grand Forks Central 20-1 in handily picking up the 8-1 win Tuesday. Jackie Day, Brooklyn Dew and Allie Stover scored two goals apiece for the Deacons. “Shanley was committed to winning more balls than us,” said Central coach George DuBois, whose team falls to 1-3-1. “In terms of stepping up to the ball right away or getting after it, the indecisivess got to us today.”
  •  Girls soccer: Grand Forks Red River and West Fargo played to a 0-0 tie Tuesday at Cushman Field. Mari Rustebakke had four saves in goal for the Roughriders, while Packers goalie Daniele Haekenkamp stopped two shots. “The teams were evenly matched,’’ said Red River coach Jessica Krog, whose team is 2-0-1 in the East Region and 3-1-1 overall. “Defensively, we were really solid. Mari didn’t have a lot of saves, but she had some great ones.’’
  •  Softball: Grand Forks Red River beat Fargo Shanley 6-5 and 9-7 in a home doubleheader Tuesday. “We got out to a slow start each game but our girls never gave up,” said Red River coach Brooke Larson. “Their mental toughness was there tonight.” The Roughriders improve to 2-3 on the season and will host Fargo Davies on Thursday.
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