Blue Hawks take down Comets

Blue Hawks take down Comets

DICKINSON, ND- The Dickinson State University Women's basketball team defeated Mayville State on Saturday afternoon by a score of 80-59.

The Lady Blue Hawks outscored Mayville in the first quarter 17-8 and in the second quarter it was 9-19 for the Comets ending the half with a score of 26-27 for the Comets. Dickinson State then outscored Mayville in the third 30-8 and 24-19 in the fourth quarter for a final score of 80-59.

Total shooting for Lady Blue Hawks was 40 percent from the field, 50 percent from three and 79 percent from the free throw line.

Mayville shot 40 percent from the field, 25 percent from three and 70 percent from the line.

The Lady Blue Hawks were led by Ashley Bentz- Laub with 17 and Megan Klein 16. Megan Klein hauled in 12 rebounds while Taylor Henningsgard had game high 12 assists.

Andi Gayner with 18 led Mayville followed by Naomi Torgerson with 16.

Dickinson State finished the game with 30 rebounds, 30 assists, 10 turnovers and 10 steals while Mayville finished with 36 rebounds, 12 assists 19 turnovers and 8 steals.

The Blue Hawks are now 18-5 overall and 11-1 NSAA.

The next game for the Lady Blue Hawks is against Bellevue on February 3rd at 4:30 PM (MDT) in Omaha, NE.