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UND goalie to transfer to Wisconsin

Kristen Campbell, who was in line to be UND's starting goaltender next season, will transfer to Wisconsin.

Campbell announced her decision Thursday—22 days after she found out the UND women's hockey program was being cut.

Alyssa MacMillan, a UND freshman whose brothers Mark and Mitch also played at UND, will transfer to the University of Ottawa.

Campbell and MacMillan are the second and third players to find new homes. Rebekah Kolstad will play for MSU-Mankato.

Sacred Heart 9, Norman Co. 2

East Grand Forks Sacred Heart scored six runs in the sixth inning en route to a win over Norman County on Thursday.

Anna Koponen struck out 10 batters to lead 5-1 Sacred Heart.

"We didn't wake up until the sixth inning," said Sacred Heart coach Jonathon Vonesh. "That's when we got the bats going."

WF Sheyenne 4, GF Central 1

WEST FARGO—Grand Forks Central dropped to 0-2-1 Thursday after falling at West Fargo Sheyenne in girls soccer.

Peyton Stanich scored Central's lone goal at 51:00 of the second half to cut the Mustangs' lead to 2-1. West Fargo Sheyenne scored a minute later to go up 3-1.

"We did well to get ourselves back into the game," said Central coach George DuBois. "Their third goal killed us. We have to do a better job of responding.''

Bemidji 4, EGF Senior High 3

East Grand Forks performed well in singles, but had trouble in doubles as Bemidji downed the Green Wave on Thursday in boys tennis.

"I'm not happy with how our doubles played today," said Senior High coach Kyle Hanson. "I can live with mistakes and I can live with the score. However, we've been working on movement and positioning for two weeks and it didn't carry over to the match. Too many old bad habits that I guess will take time to break.

"I was pleased with singles as they played well. Parker Anderson played a very consistent match. Blake Felch also did a great job of keeping the ball on the court and allowing his opponent to make the errors."

EGF 12, Bagley 0

Kenzie Whalen drove in four runs to lead East Grand Forks Senior High past Bagley on Thursday in prep softball.

Haylie Carlstrom, Grace Beck and Callie Bushy all had two hits for the Green Wave.

GFC, Devils Lake split

Kaitlynn Hajicek and Rachael Meyer each had three hits to lead Grand Forks Central past Devils Lake 11-9 in the second game of a prep softball doubleheader Thursday.

Devils Lake won the opener 6-5 as Alex Palmer, Alysha Moser and Kelsey Papachek each had two hits for the Firebirds.

"Willow Rynestad (Central's losing pitcher in the opener) deserved a better fate,'' Central coach Steve Olson said. "She threw well but our errors (four) hurt her. In the second game we started to string some hits together.''

Red River 7, Valley City 2

VALLEY CITY, N.D.—Grand Forks Red River opened its girls tennis season Thursday with a win by claiming seven straight-set wins against Valley City.

Shaelyn Johnson, Maddie Anderson and Maddie Johnson all lost only three or fewer games in their wins, as did the the Shaelyn Johnson-Anna Caoili and Brooke Kennelly-Kassidy Johnson doubles teams.

"It wasn't a bad first match,'' Red River coach Greg LaDouceur said.

GF Central 9, Wahpeton 0

WAHPETON, N.D.—Grand Forks Central won three matches in three sets as it opened the girls tennis season by blanking Wahpeton on Thursday.

Brynn Regimbal and Sophie Welsh each lost her first set before rallying to win in singles, while the Regimbal-Katie Stauss team won in three at first doubles. The dominant win by the Knights was a 6-0, 6-0 victory at second doubles by Welsh and Gabby Spicer.

Briefly

-- Hadley Huber had three goals as Fargo Shanley blanked Grand Forks Red River 6-0 in girls soccer Thursday. Maddi Schindler had 11 saves in goal for the Roughriders.

-- Rakeem Wright went 3-for-3 to lead Grand Forks Central past Devils Lake 7-2 in the opener of a prep baseball doubleheader on Thursday. Winning pitcher Brock Reller had nine strikeouts for the Knights. Central won the nightcap 8-0. Brandon Kuntz was the winning pitcher.

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