BILLINGS, Mont. – The Blue Hawks played the Rocky Mountain Battlin' Bears in their opening game of the Hampton Inn Classic in Billings, Montana on Monday (Dec. 29). Rocky came away with a 73-62 victory.
Tanika Capouch led the Bears with 22 points. Whitney Mitchell chipped in 17, while Bridger Rice added 15. Mya Perrow-Donovan led Rocky with 11 rebounds and Capouc finished with 10. The Bears finished with 52 rebounds, 13 assists, 1 block, five steals, 11 turnovers and a shooting percentage of 35.9.
Hailee Farstveet scored a career high 24 points. Ashley Bentz finished with 17 points, three steals, and she also recorded seven rebounds. Farstveet and Lorna Shepher each recorded five rebounds. Jalyn Klauzer blocked five shots. The Blue Hawks finished with 34 rebounds, six assists, six blocks, and seven steals. Dickinson State shot 35.5 percent from the floor.
Dickinson State will be back in action on Tuesday (Dec. 30) to face off against Montana-Western at 1:30 p.m.