Thursday's local sports clipboard
UND splits opening doubleheader: UND lost its season opener 1-0 before rebounding with a 4-2 in the second game to split against Charleston Southern on Thursday in the Wingate By Wyndham Invite in Charleston, S.C.
Kaylin VanDomelen, the Big Sky Pitcher of the Year in 2017, started the first game for UND. She took the loss, despite giving no earned runs, four hits and struck out seven.
In the second game, UND's Taylor Nadler's two-run double provided the go-ahead runs in the fifth.
UND's Hannah Bergh earned the pitching win in the second game. She gave up two runs, four hits and struck out six.
GF Central 5, West Fargo 2: Zack Murphy scored twice to lead Grand Forks Central to a win over West Fargo on Thursday at West Fargo Sports Arena.
Will Howard, Zane Miller and Lucas Kanta also scored for the Knights, who finished the regular season 18-1-2.
GF Red River 4, Devils Lake 0: Max Johnson scored twice to lead Grand Forks Red River to a home win over Devils Lake on Thursday.
Mason Salquist and Landon Hagen also scored for the Roughriders, who outshot Devils Lake 32-22.
EGF Sacred Heart 77, Badger-Greenbush-Middle River 55: Jordan Tomkinson and Oscar Ortiz each scored 18 points to lead East Grand Forks Sacred Heart to a win over Badger-Greenbush-Middle River in Greenbush, Minn., on Thursday.
Shaun Waage scored 17 to pace the Gators.
"We missed some shots in the first half but our defense kept us going," Sacred Heart coach Destry Sterkel said. "In the second half, we had a huge spark by Oscar Ortiz. That opened things up for us."
The Eagles improved to 19-1.
EGF Senior High 70, Red Lake Falls 48: East Grand Forks Senior High landed four players in double figures to beat visiting Red Lake Falls on Thursday.
Brooke Filipi and Haley Burger each had 14 points, while Mac Aitchison had 12 and Macy Skyberg had 11 for the Green Wave.
"It was a good game against a scrappy Red Lake Falls team," Senior High coach Jay Frydenlund said. "The game was closer than the scores show."