PREP CLIPS: Boys basketball, girls hockey, boys hockey
EGF Senior High 68,
ROSEAU, MINN. — East Grand Forks Senior High was led by Jim Warmack with 23 points and Ty Misialek with 21 as the Green Wave defeated Roseau on Thursday.
“It was a good defensive effort in the first half,” said Senior High coach Travis Lindgren. “Ty was great in the first half getting 15 of his 21 and Jim was great in the second half getting 18 of his 23.”
Grant Frydenlund added 11 points, Micah Friez had eight and Brock Scheving three for the Wave.
Senior High improved to 12-5 and will host Warroad on Saturday.
GF Central 73,
Valley City 47
VALLEY CITY, N.D. — Jake Mussman’s 22 points led Grand Forks Central to a win over EDC opponent Valley City on Thursday.
“I thought we came out pretty good defensively in the first half,” said Knights coach Dan Carlson. “Our defense led to some good transition baskets. Jaylon Butler played well for us with 14 points, 14 rebounds and nine assists.”
The Knights improved to 6-6 overall and will host Fargo South on Tuesday.
Northern Freeze 56,
Sacred Heart 35
Devin Binstock scored 14 points to lead Northern Freeze past Sacred Heart Thursday night.
“We played much better with a lot of different players scoring, and I don’t think the score indicated how the game really went,” said Eagles coach Sarah Hart.
Also in double figures for Northern Freeze was Dustin Dahl with 13 points.
Sacred Heart also had two players in doubles figures: Michael Burd had 14 points and Riley Hallaway added 11 points.
Sacred Heart will be back in action Friday night when they travel to Warren.
Madi Galstad of East Grand Forks Senior High and Warroad’s Lynn Astrup are finalists for the top two awards in Minnesota high school girls hockey.
Galstad is one of 10 finalists for the Minnesota Senior Goalie of the Year Award, while Astrup is one of the 10 finalists for the Minnesota Ms. Hockey Award.
Galstad has an 18-1-1 record for Senior High this season. The senior has a .950 save percentage and a 1.10 goals-against average. The Green Wave are ranked No. 2 in the latest Minnesota Class A poll.
Astrup, a defenseman, has 14 goals and 17 assists this season.
The Ms. Hockey and Senior Goalie of The Year winners will be announced Feb. 23 at the St. Paul RiverCentre.
EGF Senior High 8,
Lexy Mack scored three goals and sister Haley Mack added two goals to lead East Grand Forks Senior High past Crookston on Thursday night.
The Green Wave took control of the game after a five-goal first period.
“I thought we had an extremely solid defensive effort tonight,” said Wave coach Jim Scanlan. “The first period pretty much won the game for us and the Mack sisters had another big night.”
GF Central 4,
Devils Lake 1
Kaden Monette had two goals and an assist as Grand Forks Central beat visiting Devils Lake on Thursday.
Nick Lund and Casey Aarvig also scored for the Knights, who lost to Devils Lake 2-1 earlier this year.
Central’s Taner Bender stopped 15 shots, while Devils Lake goalie Holden Kurtz made 27 saves.
EGF Senior High 5
Kittson Co. Central 0
HALLOCK, Minn. — After a scoreless first period, East Grand Forks Senior High used second-period goals by Nick Ranten, Reed Corbid and Nathan Peabody to propel the Wave to a win over Kittson County Central.
“I thought we played pretty solid all around,” said Senior High coach Tyler Palmiscno. “We played solid up and down our lineup. Their goalie played really well for them.”
Taylor Brierley and Grant Loven also added goals for the Green Wave.
Senior High, who improved to 18-2-1, will host Warroad on Saturday.
Fargo North 3,
GF Red River 1
FARGO — Alex Samek had two goals and an assist as Fargo North beat Grand Forks Red River on Thursday at the Coliseum.
Keenan Berning scored for Red River with the game’s final goal at 14 minutes, 51 seconds of the third period.
North goalie Austin Toussaint stopped 29 shots and Red River goalie Jon Debeltz made 24 saves.
- Girls basketball: Alexis Klabo scored 14 points to lead three Fargo Davies scorers in double figures as the Eagles beat Grand Forks Red River 57-47 in Fargo. Allison Hillebrand and Hannah Arason each had 13 to pace the Roughriders, who shot 29 percent for the game. Red River led 29-24 at half. Arason also had 10 rebounds. “I think in the first half we attacked pretty well,” Red River coach Kent Ripplinger said. “Defensively, our effort was there for the whole game. In the second half, we had a tough time putting the ball in the basket. We had the opportunities, but they didn’t fall.”
- Prep wrestling: Brandon Hanson, Jesus Flores and Garret Litzinger recorded pins as Grand Forks Central beat Fargo South 46-24 in Fargo on Thursday. The win earns the Knights the East Region’s No. 3 seed at the state dual tournament based on regular season standings. Central’s final dual comes Saturday at 7 p.m. at Grand Forks Red River. If Central beats the Roughriders, the Knights will set the school’s all-time record for dual wins in a season. The Knights currently have 17 wins.
- Girls basketball: Dierra Diegel scored 23 points as Valley City beat Grand Forks Central 71-49 on Thursday at the Central gymnasium. The Hi-Liners landed four players in double figures. The Knights were paced by Angelica Medrano’s 12 points.
- Boys swimming: Grand Forks won seven events, including all three relays, as the KnightRiders defeated Thief River Falls 103-63 Thursday. Thomas Devine, Daniel Todorovic, Dylan Foley, and Ben Schleicher won individual events for the KnightRiders.