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Dickinson State women fall to No. 10 Jimmies

JAMESTOWN -- Dickinson State women's basketball took a five-point lead into the second quarter on the road against 10th-ranked Jamestown Friday night, but was outscored by 15 over the next three quarters on its way to a 74-64 loss in the first No...

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Jamestown's Bryn Woodside puts some pressure on Dickinson State's Lorna Shepherd Friday in Jamestown. (John Steiner / The Jamestown Sun)

JAMESTOWN - Dickinson State women’s basketball took a five-point lead into the second quarter on the road against 10th-ranked Jamestown Friday night, but was outscored by 15 over the next three quarters on its way to a 74-64 loss in the first North Star Athletic Association contest of the season for the Blue Hawks (3-4).

DSU center Megan Klein finished with a team-high 22 points on 10 of 16 shooting and added 16 rebounds but was the only Blue Hawk that scored in double-digits.

Taylor Henningsgard and Ashley Bentz-Laub both added nine each but only shot a combined 7 of 19. The team’s 16 turnovers tied a season-high.

For Jamestown, Kyra Dewald was the offensive catalyst. She had a game-high 27 points, adding seven rebounds, two assists and zero turnovers to her total. She was 11 of 18 from the floor and 5 of 10 from deep.

The Blue Hawks actually shot a better percentage from the floor - 43.9 percent to Jamestown’s 39.2 percent - but the Jimmies attempted 17 more field goals, including eight more made 3-pointers than than DSU.

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  Jamestown 74, Dickinson State 64

UJ  15  26  17 16

DSU 20  7 16  21

DSU: Megan Klein 22, Taylor Henningsgard 9, Ashley Bentz-Laub 9, Lorna Shepherd 8, Paitton Herbst 8.

UJ: Kyra Dewald 27, Alexis Watts 10, Taylor Hammer 9, Allison Jablonsky 8.

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