Blue Hawks overcome Vikings in 4th quarter

Blue Hawks overcome Vikings in 4th quarter

DICKINSON, ND- The Dickinson State University Women's basketball team defeated Valley City State University on Friday night by a score of 71-60.

The Lady Blue Hawks were outscored by Valley City State in the first quarter 26-15 but in the second quarter it was 15-6 for Lady Blue Hawks ending the half with a score of 30-32 for Valley. Dickinson State then was outscored by Valley City State in the third 17-13 while the Blue Hawks outscored the Vikings 24-15 in the fourth quarter for a final score of 71-60.

Total shooting for Lady Blue Hawks was 31 percent from the field, 18 percent from three and 66 percent from the free throw line.

Valley City State shot 39 percent from the field, 35 percent from three and 74 percent from the line.

The Lady Blue Hawks were led by Lorna Shepherd with 20, Taylor Henningsgard with 19 and Ashley Bentz- Laub  finished with 13. Megan Klein hauled in 16 rebounds while Taylor Henningsgard had game high 3 assists.

Kennedy Henningsgard led Valley with 13 points followed by Georgia Williams with 12.

Dickinson State finished the game with 44 rebounds, 9 assists, 15 turnovers and 10 steals while Valley City State finished with 44 rebounds, 12 assists 15 turnovers and 8 steals.

The Blue Hawks are now 15-5 overall and 8-1 NSAA.

The next game for the Lady Blue Hawks is against Waldorf on January 21st at 3:00 PM at Scott Gym.