DSU women’s hoops defeats Presentation

ABERDEEN, S.D. -- The Dickinson State women's basketball team returned to North Star Athletic Association play on Friday with an 84-79 win against Presentation (S.D.) College.

ABERDEEN, S.D. - The Dickinson State women’s basketball team returned to North Star Athletic Association play on Friday with an 84-79 win against Presentation (S.D.) College.

The Blue Hawks had taken a brief two-game hiatus from conference play - turning in blowout wins over Trinity Bible College and Oglala Lakota College this week. Led by 24 points from Ashley Bentz-Laub and a go-ahead three-pointer from MacKayla Feeney with 34 seconds remaining, DSU ran its league record to 6-1 with a 13-5 overall mark.

The Blue Hawks led the Saints 29-23 after the first quarter and 49-38 at halftime. Presentation narrowed the gap by winning the third quarter 24-17.

Bentz-Laub hit 5 of 13 three-pointers and 9 of 20 overall for her points, and she had five rebounds. Taylor Henningsgard record a double-double with 15 points and 11 assists. Feeney hit 4 of 6 three-pointers and finished with 14 points, and Paitton Herbst scored 12. Megan Klein scored nine points and grabbed a game-high 16 rebounds.

Presentation (6-13, 3-4 NSAA) had Macy Toelle score 23 points and Cora Lopez score 22.


Dickinson State 84, Presentation College 79

DSU  29  20  17  18

PC  23  15  24  17

DSU: Ashley Bentz-Laub 24, Taylor Henningsgard 15, MacKayla Feeney 14, Paitton Herbst 12, Megan Klein 9, Lorna Shepherd 8, Rachael McDonough 2.

PC: Macy Toelle 23, Cora Lopez 22, Sydney Larson 12, Shayla Strauss 9, Shammara Christian 5, Lee Lee Tomlinson 3, Tatiana Navarro 3, Kenyetta Fugate 2.

Total fouls: DSU 17m PC 21. Fouled out: DSU, Klein. 3-point goals: DSU 13-33 (Feeney 4-6, Bentz-Laub 5-13, Herbst 2-5, Henningsgard 2-5, Shepherd 0-4), PC 7-23 (Toelle 3-8, Strauss 3-4, Navarro 1-2, Tomlinson 0-4, Krystan Gomez 0-1, Larson 0-1, Allison Cox 0-2, Leannah Vitalis 0-1). Rebounds: DSU 31 (Klein 16), PC 33 (Larson 8). Assists: DSU 15 (Henningsgard 11), PC 20 (Toelle 4, Larson 4). Steals: DSU 5 (Feeney 2, Bentz-Laub 2), PC 5 (Toelle 2). Blocks: DSU 4 (Klein 2), PC 1 (Larson 1). Turnovers: DSU 10, PC 15.

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