Friday's local clipbaord
GF Red River 9, West Fargo 1 Grand Forks Red River scored seven unanswered goals in its win over West Fargo in boys hockey at Purpur Arena on Friday. Jace Lunski and Luke LaMoine each scored two goals to pace the Roughriders. Kaden Landa added th...
GF Red River 9, West Fargo 1
Grand Forks Red River scored seven unanswered goals in its win over West Fargo in boys hockey at Purpur Arena on Friday.
Jace Lunski and Luke LaMoine each scored two goals to pace the Roughriders. Kaden Landa added three assists.
"We were a little sloppy to begin with, said Red River coach Bill Chase. "Later on, our guys started playing more simple and we got some hard-working goals out front."
The Riders improve to 3-0 and will host Fargo South/Shanley on Tuesday at Purpur.
Wheaton 80, Sacred Heart 64
GLYNDON, Minn.-Briona Edwards scored 34 points to lead Wheaton to a win over Sacred Heart in girls basketball on Friday.
The Eagles were led by Ivy and Anya Edwards, who scored 18 and 17 points, respectively. Jocely Adolphson also hit double figures for the Eagles with 12 points.
"We struggled defensively, letting them score 80 points," said Sacred Heart coach Joann Remer. "They are ranked fourth in the state so it was a good learning experience for our girls getting to play them this early in the season."
Sacred Heart will play Goodridge at the Thief River Falls Holiday Tournament on Monday.
Sacred Heart 78, Climax-Fisher 68
Sacred Heart defeated Climax-Fisher in overtime Friday night in boys basketball.
"We started off slow defensively ... we battled back really hard," said Sacred Heart coach Destry Sterkel.
Jordan Tomkinson led the Eagles with 35 points while Jack Gerber added 20 points and 19 rebounds.
"Jack dominated; he anchors our team," said Sterkel.
Sacred Heart takes on Northern Freeze today in Newfolden, Minn.
GF Red River 65, Wahpeton 43
WAHPETON, N.D.-Austin Slaughter scored 29 points en route to Grand Forks Red River's road win over Wahpeton on Friday in boys basketball.
Red River led the Huskies at half 35-15. Joshua Darwin led Wahpeton with 18 points.
"Our focus tonight was on defense," said Red River coach Kirby Krefting. "We feel we did a nice job of rotating and playing help-side-defense throughout the game."
The Riders play at West Fargo Sheyenne on Tuesday.
Knights split in Sertoma
Grand Forks Central split a pair of matches Friday during the opening day of the 43rd annual Sertoma wrestling tournament at the Central gym.
Badger-Greenbush-Middle River downed the Knights 48-27 in the first round but the Knights took a 75-6 win over Fertile-Beltrami in the second round.
Red River was defeated twice, 81-0 by Bismarck Century in the first round and by Jamestown 66-12 in the second round.