DICKINSON, N.D. – The Blue Hawks took both games from Jamestown on Thursday (Apr. 24). Dickinson State snuck by the Jimmies 5-3 in game one and 6-2 in the second game. The Blue Hawks are now 31-13 overall on the season.
The Blue Hawks opened the scoring in the top of the second inning. Kailey Olcott singled home Brianna Grayson. Justeena Gutierrez then hit a fly ball to center and scoredRegan Lawrence for a 2-0 lead.
In the top of the third inning the Blue Hawks tallied again. Monique Yslas singled to lead off and was brought home late in the inning on a sacrifice bunt by Grayson, to grab a 3-0 lead.
The Jimmies scored in the bottom of the fifth on a two-run homerun by Money to tie the game at 3-3. Jamestown added another run in the bottom of the sixth, aided by two Blue Hawks' errors.
The Jimmies' pitching staff struggled with control in the top of the seventh. A pair of walks and a pair of errors helped the Blue Hawks push across two runs to gain a 5-2 advantage.
Regan Lawrence went the distance for the Blue Hawks, scattering nine hits. She allowed three runs and six hits. Grayson and Olcott each picked up a RBI. The Blue Hawks recorded six hits by six different players.
In game two the Blue Hawks got the offense going early.
In the third inning the Blue Hawks went back to work. Lopez singled and later scored. A two-run homerun by Vargas gave the Blue Hawks a 5-0 lead.
A double by Van Den Bussche scored Greenlund, cutting the score to 5-1 in the bottom of the third. The Jimmies would add another run in the fourth to cut the deficit to 5-2.
The Blue Hawks pushed across a run in the top of the fifth inning on a single from Sullivan, making the score 6-2. Dickinson State would hold on to the lead for the win.
Vargas and Sullivan each drove in a pair. Yslas and Lawrence each had a RBI. Tiffany Morgan got the win. She went seven innings, allowed two runs, five hits, and struck out two.