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BISMARCK — After coming away with a narrow 2-1 win in the opener, the Dickinson High softball team handled Bismarck High 12-1 on Saturday.


The Midgets’ used a pair of pitching performances from Haley Butterfield and Madison Jahner to complete the sweep. The pitchers combined for 13 innings, allowed two runs on seven hits and 14 strikeouts.

Jahner also supplied three hits, a triple and a RBI in the opening game. Rachel Jahner posted two hits and scored a run, while Mackee Hoffman had two hits.

During the second game, the bats struck for seven runs in the sixth inning to end the game early due to the 10-run rule.

Butterfield supplied a pair of RBI, while Hoffmann and Emilie Sickler each had two hits. The Midgets also received RBI from Rachel Silkey, Madison Jahner, Rachel Jahner and Riana Cooper.

The Midgets finish their regular season hosting Minot High at 3:30 p.m. Monday.

Dickinson 001 100 0 — 2 9 1

Bismarck 000 001 0 — 1 3 2

Haley Butterfield and Mackee Hoffmann. Jaime Barta and Emily Omvig.

W–Butterfield. L–Barta. HR–None.

Highlights: D, Madison Jahner 3 for 4, 3B, RBI; Rachel Jahner 2 for 3, run; Hoffmann 2 for 4; Riley Cooper 1 for 3, run; Riana Cooper 1 for 4. B, Lexi Folmer 2 for 3; Jazmine Bowman 1 for 3; Erica Frank run.

Dickinson 030 027 — 12 11 0

Bismarck 000 001 — 1 4 2

Madison Jahner and Mackee Hoffmann. Shelby Wittenberg, Jaime Barta (6) and Emily Omvig.

W–Jahner. L–Wittenberg. HR–None.

Highlights: D, Butterfield 1 for 3, 2 RBI, 2B; Hoffmann 2 for 4, 3B; Emilie Sickler 2 for 4, RBI; Rachel Jahner 1 for 3, 2B, RBI; Madison Jahner 1 for 3, 3B, RBI; Riley Cooper 2 for 4 RBI; Rachel Silkey 1 for 3, 2B, RBI; Avery Privratsky 1 for 4; Riana Cooper RBI. B, Michaela Casey 1 for 3, 2B; Leah Hoekstra 2 for 2; Omvig 1 for 2.