Vikings Clip Blue Hawks, 57-55

Vikings Clip Blue Hawks, 57-55

DICKINSON, N.D. – The Blue Hawks fell to Valley City State University on Wednesday (Feb. 11), 57-55.  Dickinson State is now 8-16 overall and 2-5 in North Star play.

Sadiqah Jihad and Steph Pederson led the Vikings with 10 points each.  Georgia Williams added nine points of her own.  Sierra Even led Valley with seven rebounds.  The Vikings finished with 30 rebounds, 12 assists, 11 steals, one block, 16 turnovers, and a shooting percentage of 39.3.

Hailee Farstveet and Ashley Bentz led the Blue Hawks with 15 points each.  Megan Klein added 11 rebounds. Farstveet recorded six rebounds, while Bentz added seven.  The Blue Hawks finished with 44 rebounds, including 16 offensive boards.  Four of Klein's rebounds were offensive.  Klein also led the Blue Hawks with four assists and three blocks.  Dickinson State finished with 10 assists, five steals, six blocks, and a shooting percentage of 37.7.

Dickinson State will be back in action on Saturday (Feb. 14) for Senior Night.  Tip-off is scheduled for 4 p.m.