Saturday's metro high school basketball roundup
Recaps from Saturday's local hoops, including the Fargo Davies boys taking down Grand Forks Red River
Fargo Davies 81, Red River 70
GRAND FORKS — Davies built an 11-point halftime lead en route to an Eastern Dakota Conference win over Grand Forks Red River on Saturday.
The Eagles shot 56% (36 of 64) from the field, while holding Red River to 23 of 62 (37%).
Ian Motschenbacher led a balanced Davies scoring attack with 18 points, adding eight rebounds and three assists. Mason Klabo finished with 16 points, five rebounds, five assists and four steals. Raymond Brown also contributed across the board, recording 13 points, six rebounds, nine assists and six steals. Max Froslie poured in 12 points and grabbed five boards.
Zac Kraft paced Red River with 20 points. Paine Parks added 16 points with eight rebounds.
Davies improved to 7-1 both overall and in the EDC. Red River fell to 4-3 both overall and in the conference.
West Fargo 73, Wahpeton 57
WAHPETON, N.D. — A strong first half sparked West Fargo to victory over Wahpeton in EDC play.
The Packers (8-2, 7-2 EDC) led 44-19 at halftime. Carson Hegerle paced West Fargo with an 18-point, 10-rebound double-double, surpassing 1,000 career points in the process. He tacked on four assists and three steals. Nick Carlson followed with 16 points and six boards. Foday Sheriff finished with 14 points and nine rebounds.
Caden Hockert led Wahpeton (1-8, 1-8) with 16 points.
Edina 68, Moorhead 59
EDINA, Minn. — Moorhead had four players score in double figures, but it wasn’t enough against the Hornets in Minnesota Class 4A action.
Dylan Zimmerman led the Spuds with 18 points and Adam Jenkins scored 14. Colton Hagen poured in 13 points and Mekhi Elmore contributed 12.
Edina’s Gabriel Jobe scored 28 points and teammate Kole Hanson finished with 19.
Moorhead dropped to 5-7 overall, while Edina improved to 8-4 overall.
Fargo South 83, Devils Lake 71
FARGO — The Bruins pulled away in the second half en route to an EDC victory over Devils Lake.
South (5-5, 5-4 EDC) held a two-point lead (33-31) at halftime.
James Hamilton paced the Bruins with a game-high 29 points. Diamond McGill followed with 19 points.
Wylee Delorme led Devils Lake (2-6, 2-5) with 23 points and Drew Hofstad poured in 13.
Fargo North 84, GF Central 57
GRAND FORKS — Fargo North held an 18-point halftime lead on its way to an EDC win over Grand Forks Central.
The Spartans (6-4, 5-4 EDC) led 42-24 at the break.
GFC fell to 2-7 overall and 2-6 in the EDC.
Pelican Rapids 74, Oak Grove 62
PERHAM, Minn. — Pelican Rapids knocked off Fargo Oak Grove in nonconference play at the Crossover Classic.
Pelican Rapids has won four in a row and improved to 8-3 overall. Oak Grove fell to 3-6 overall.
Hillcrest 70, Park Christian 56
MOORHEAD — Fergus Falls Hillcrest downed Moorhead Park Christian in Minnesota Section 6A play to extend its win streak.
Hillcrest improved to 7-2 overall and has won five consecutive games. Park Christian fell to 3-9 overall.
West Fargo 84, Wahpeton 77
WEST FARGO — Miriley Simon had a 35-point double-double to lead the Packers past Wahpeton in an EDC matchup.
Simon finished with 35 points and 14 rebounds. West Fargo’s Solveig Seymour had 17 points with three steals. Brylie Peterson poured in 12 points with five rebounds, three assists and three steals.
Scout Woods had a double-double of her own with 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Huskies (2-6, 2-6 EDC). McKena Koolmo followed with 17 points, five assists and four steals. Lidia Motl added 16 points and three steals.
West Fargo improved to 9-1 overall and 8-1 in the EDC.
Fargo North 73, GF Central 62
FARGO — North took down Grand Forks Central in an EDC bout.
North’s Arden Faulkner scored a game-high 25 points, Grace Thiel scored 22 and Grayce Anderson finished with 13.
Morgan Hollgren led Central with 19 points and Lauren Reardon scored 17.
The Spartans rose to 3-6 overall and 3-5 in the EDC. GFC dropped to 0-9 overall and 0-8 in the conference.
Hillcrest 50, Park Christian 38
MOORHEAD — Fergus Falls Hillcrest topped Moorhead Park Christian in Minnesota Section 6A action.
Annika Johnson and Andie Sandman each scored 12 points to lead Park Christian (4-9). Kaycee Endreson added six points.
Hillcrest (4-6) was led by Madi Ballweg’s 15 points. Ella Knutson and Regan Wiertzewa each added 11 points.