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Boys basketball Bemidji 78, GF Red River 74 BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Carey Woods scored 20 points and Bemidji outscored Grand Forks Red River 42-34 in the second half to beat the Roughriders on Saturday. Luke Schreiner scored 25 points to pace the Rider...
Bemidji 78, GF Red River 74
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Carey Woods scored 20 points and Bemidji outscored Grand Forks Red River 42-34 in the second half to beat the Roughriders on Saturday.
Luke Schreiner scored 25 points to pace the Riders, who had three players in double figures. Matt Lee scored 14 points, while Tyler Thompson chipped in 10.
"We just have to get better in practice and translate it into a game," Red River coach Jason Gregory said.
The Lumberjacks had five players in double figures. After Carey Woods' 20 points, Ben Hengel had 14, Czar Woods and Grant Richardson had 12 apiece and Mitch Brown had 10.
The Roughriders dropped to 0-3.
Minot 4, Grand Forks 2
MINOT -- Minot scored four straight goals to take the win against visiting Grand Forks on Saturday.
The loss dropped the KnightRiders to 4-1-1.
Maddie Frank gave Grand Forks a 1-0 lead with a goal at 3 minutes, 40 seconds of the opening period. But Minot then rattled off four straight.
"Minot scored two goals at the end of the first period," Grand Forks coach Darin Schumacher said. "They took the momentum after that. Minot's a real good team."
Ali Sondreal stopped 30 Minot shots. Minot goalie Carlee Galvin turned back 36 Grand Forks shots, including 16 in the final period.
Wright paces Knights
VALLEY CITY, N.D. -- James Wright won the 135-pound division at the Hi-Liner Invitational on Saturday to lead Grand Forks Central to a fifth-place team finish.
Lisbon won the meet with 207 points, followed by Hillsboro, Valley City, Wahpeton and Central.
The Knights had 126.5 points, despite competing without regulars Matt Wright (injury) and Gabe Gorneau (illness).
James Wright finished first by avenging a previous lost to Jamestown's Brent Mittleider. In the latest state poll, James Wright was ranked sixth and Mittleider was fifth.
"We wrestled really well," Central coach Matt Berglund said. "We won eight of our last 10 matches during the placing round."
Jacob Thompson, Sabre Schill, Erik Jones and Kaccee Morin each finished in third for the Knights.
- Boys swimming: Tyler Folkedahl finished in 11th place in the 100 backstroke to pace Grand Forks swimmers at the Fargo North pentathlon on Saturday in Fargo. West Fargo won the meet, while Grand Forks finished fifth. Grand Forks' Luke Loegering also took 18th in the 100 backstroke. "Today was a great opportunity for us to enter our guys into events they may not normally swim through the course of a season," Grand Forks coach Brent Newman said. "The format of events challenges everyone to swim out of their comfort zone."