GRAND FORKS — Grand Forks secured an 8-5 win over Moorhead in American Legion baseball Thursday night.

The Blues grabbed an early 2-1 lead after the first inning, but fell behind in the third when Grand Forks plated a pair of runs. The home team broke it open in the sixth inning, cracking four runs to take a 7-2 lead. Moorhead added runs in the seventh and eighth innings.

Wyatt Tweet paced the Blues with two hits and two RBIs, including a triple. Ryan Luthi doubled while adding a hit and an RBI. Jacob Hendrickson drove in two runs. Hayden Netland got the start on the mound for Moorhead, allowing seven runs off seven hits through 5 2/3 innings.

Matt Scribner led the Royals with a hit and two RBIs. Dillon Kuntz posted two hits and three runs.

Moorhead fell to 1-3 on the year and hosts Wayzata Post 118 at 7 p.m. Friday.