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DHS sweeps Minot in West Region doubleheader
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MINOT — The Dickinson High softball team backed a pair of strong pitching performances with plenty of run support.

The Midgets swept Minot 16-0 and 13-2 in a West Region doubleheader on Friday.

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With the win, Dickinson improves to 20-2 overall and 16-2 in the West Region.

Dickinson starting pitchers Haley Butterfield and Madison Jahner picked up wins during the first and second games, respectively.

During the first game, Butterfield threw a one-hitter over five scoreless innings. The senior also collected six strikeouts.

Offensively, Riana Cooper, Riley Cooper and Rachel Silkey each drove in two runs and had a combined seven hits. Riana Cooper led the team going 3 for 4 with two RBI and scored two runs. Silkey was the only player to have an extra base hit as she ripped a triple.

In the second game, Jahner limited the Majettes to two runs (one earned) on three hits over seven innings. She also tacked on six strikeouts.

Riley Cooper, Riana Cooper and Avery Privratsky each supplied two RBI, while Lexi Yates scored a team-high three runs. Rachel Jahner, Emilie Sickler and Butterfield each scored two runs.

The Midgets continue their road trip by traveling to Minot Ryan at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Lions handed the Midgets their only two losses this season.

Dickinson 004 84 — 16 14 0

Minot 000 00 — 0 1 4

Haley Butterfield and Mackee Hoffmann. Lexi Benno and Halie Rostad.

W–Butterfield. L–Benno. HR–None.

Highlights: D, Riana Cooper 3 for 4, 2 RBI, 2 runs; Mackee Hoffmann 2 for 3, RBI, 2 runs; Rachel Silkey 2 for 4, 3B, 2 RBI, 2 runs; Madison Jahner 1 for 3, 2 runs, SB; Lexi Yates 1 for 3, 2 runs; Avery Privratsky 1 for 5, RBI; Rachel Jahner 2 for 4, 2 runs, SB; Riley Cooper 2 for 2, 2 RBI, 3 runs. M, Kayla Budeau 1 for 2.

Dickinson 010 213 6 — 13 12 2

Minot 000 000 2 — 2 3 0

Madison Jahner and Hoffmann. Cassie Askvig and Rostad.

W–Jahner. L–Askvig. HR–Name.

Highlights: D, Privratsky 1 for 4, 2 RBI, 2B; Riley Cooper 2 for 4, 2 RBI; Emilie Sickler 2 for 4; Butterfield 2 for 4, 2B; M. Jahner 2 for 5, RBI, 2B; R. Jahner 1 for 2 2B; Riana Cooper 2 RBI; Lexi Yates 1 for 3, 3B; Hoffmann 1 for 3, 2B. M, Budeau 1 for 3, RBI; Benno 1 for 2, 2B; Ashley Gathman 1 for 3.