BILLINGS, Mont. – The Blue Hawks faced off against Montana-Western on day two of the Hampton Inn Classic in Billings, Montana. Five Blue Hawks tallied 10 or more points. Dickinson State came away with a 59-55 victory.
Kaye Bignell led Westen with 11 points. Melody McCloud and Sierra Higheagle each tallied 10 points. McCloud also brought in 12 rebounds. Kaci Matthies finished with nine points and 10 rebounds. Western totaled 42 rebounds, 13 assists, 11 turnovers, and a shooting percentage of 32.2.
Paitton Herbst led the Blue Hawks with 14 points, while Hailee Farstveet followed closely with 13. Ashley Bentz notched 11 points. Rachael McDonough and Lorna Shepherd each recorded 10 points off the bench. Bentz also recorded a team high eight rebounds. Dickinson State finished with 31 rebounds, six assists, three blocks, seven steals, and a shooting percentage of 36.
Dickinson State will be back in action on January 9 and 10 to play Briercrest College in Scott Gym.