Women’s College Basketball
The Dickinson State women’s basketball team fell to 8-17 overall and 4-8 in NSAA with a 101-60 loss at Dakota State. The Trojans shot over 50% in each half ending the game shooting almost 58% from the floor. Dickinson State was forced into 22 turnovers in the loss. Seniors Sydney Clark and Ashlie Larson paced the Blue Hawks with 14 and 10 points respectively. Danielle Wallace led Dickinson State with six rebounds. Jessi Giles scored 25 points for Dakota State. The Blue Hawks are back in action on Saturday at Bellevue.
Men’s College Basketball
The Dickinson State Blue Hawks dominated in their NSAA matchup at Dakota State on Friday night. The Blue Hawks shot over 57% in their 95-62 win. The win improved them to 9-15 overall and 7-5 in the NSAA play. Six Dickinson State players scored in double figures. Donte Walker led the way with 17 points. Jalon Tinnin and Ajdin Toskic scored 13 each, while Travon Hamilton had 12. Malcohm Hill and Montel Carlow scored 11, and Kenny Jackson chipped in nine. The Blue Hawks outrebounded the Trojans 42-25. Hamilton also recorded seven assists. Walker, Toskic and Carlow all hit three 3s. The Blue Hawks play in Nebraska at Bellevue on Saturday.
The Dickinson softball team finished its first day of the season with a 1-1 split in its two-game debut, Friday. The team lost to No. 22 Morningside College 3-2 to start the day, but rebounded by defeating Dakota Wesleyan University 10-1. Against Mourningside, the Blue Hawks put the first point on the board in the top of the fourth with a single by sophomore Rhea Paiva, scoring Katelyn Kubitschek, who later scored again in the top of the sixth. However, the Mustangs scored twice in the bottom of the sixth and scored their final run in the bottom of the eighth. Against the Tigers, the Blue Hawks dominated with 12 total hits. Pavia scored the first run of the game, followed by Bella Castillo. In the fourth, Madison Stephens, Castillo and Paisley Garcia each scored. Despite the Tigers scoring one run in the top of the fifth, the Blue Hawks countered with five runs and ending the game.
College Track and Field
At the National Qualifiers in Brookings, SD, the women’s team set a new school record in the 4x800 race. Jacey Wilson, Emily Kolstad, Bailey Smith, Emily Kuehn each participated in the relay and helped the team finish with a time of 9:34:62.
High School Girls Hockey
The Dickinson Midgets girls hockey team fell 3-2 in Jamestown on Friday evening.
The contest started uneventfully and after the first two periods neither team had scored a goal.
Jamestown’s Ella Roaldson lit a fire under both teams when she scored just over six minutes into the final period.
Dickinson’s Madison McChesney answered and scored with 8:47 into the period.
Less than a minute later, McChesney found the net again giving Dickinson a good shot at a WDA victory.
However, Jamestown rallied and Abby Grounds tied the contest with under seven minutes left.
It appeared as if the game would not end after the third period, but the Blue Jays earned the victory when Roaldson put the puck in the net in the closing minute.
Tierney Yoder recorded 37 saves for the Midgets.
High School Boys Basketball
The Trinity Titans won their second game in a row with a victory over Glen Ullin-Hebron on Friday night. Jake Daniel led the Titans in the 60-47 win with 16 points.
The decisive edge in the game was rebounded for the Trinity as they beat the Bearcats on the boards 42-17.
Tanner Soehren finished with eight points and eight rebounds for the Titans.
Daniel went 3-6 from behind the arc.
Bryant Merry scored 11 points and Matthew Stafford had eight. Cole Fitterer and Seth Herner had six each, while Trey Praus scored five.
The Titans led 19-13 after one quarter, but it was close at halftime as Trinity led 31-27. They opened the game up in the third quarter taking a 48-34 lead into the final quarter. For the Bearcats, Layne Duppong led them with 11 points.
Mott-Regent (14-5) 5 14 15 13— 47
Beulah (14-6) 24 15 15 9 — 63
Mott-Regent - Scoring: Sam Huether 15, Jayden Hauck 11, Jessie Reich 10, Cole Manolovits 5, Jordan Ottmar 5, Michael Bollschweiler 2. 3-point shots: Jayden Hauck 3, Sam Huether 2, Jesse Reich 2.
High School Girls Basketball
The Beach Bucs clinched the No. 1 seed for the region 7 tournament with a 50-39 win over the Heart River Cougars on Friday night. The Bucs are 9-1 in region play and have the tiebreaker over Heart River who is 8-2. The teams went 1-1 against each other this season, but the contest Heart River won was a non-region game. Beach’s only regular season game left is a region game vs. Hazen on Monday.
Beach (14-5) 13 18 9 10 — 50
Heart River (14-6) 6 16 8 9 — 39
Beach - Scoring: Sam Oech 18, Madi Wilhelmi 10, Megan Rising 8, Rachel Bosserman 7, Alyvia Braden 4, Andrea Lund 3. 3-point shots: Sam Oech 3, Madi Wilhelmi 2, Megan Rising 1. Rebound leader: Madi Wilhelmi 10. Assist leader: Sam Oech 1.
Heart River - Scoring: Caylee Wilke 16, Meg Silbernagel 8, Jersey Filkowski 4, Laken Jacobson 4, Afton Shypkoski 3, Taylar Fagerberg 2, Lelani Privratsky 2. 3-point shots: Meg Silbernagel 2, Afton Shypkoski 1. Rebound leader: Caylee Wilke 5. Steal leader: Caylee Wilke 1.
Faith, SD 9 4 9 11 — 33
Hettinger-Scranton (15-6) 24 13 10 5— 49
Hettinger-Scranton - Scoring: Sam Oase 18, Bailee Pierce 15, Alyssa Andress 8, Quinn Mellmer 4, Casitee Miller 4. 3-point shots: Bailee Pierce 4
Hazen (8-12) 17 7 11 12 — 47
Bowman County (11-9) 25 9 17 15 — 62
Hazen - Scoring: Hope Ternes 15, Sydney Mosset 13, Paige Erhardt 12, Madi Paul 3, Makenna Brunmeier 2, Laini Carr.
Bowman County - Scoring: Andrea Rodakowski 18, Ellie Powell 15, Abby Smyle 11, Jill Svihovec 9, Alexius Miller 4, Bailey Peterson 4, Madeline Stafford 1. 3-point shots: Abby Smyle 1, Jill Svihovec 1.