ABERDEEN, SD- The Dickinson State University Women's basketball team defeated Presentation College on Friday night by a score of 84-79.
The Lady Blue Hawks outscored the Saints in the first quarter 29-23 and in the second quarter 23-15 ending the half with a score of 52-38. Dickinson State then was outscored by Presentation College in the third 24-17 and 18-17 in the fourth quarter but pulled out a final score of 84-79.
Total shooting for Lady Blue Hawks was 45 percent from the field, 39 percent from three and 72 percent from the free throw line.
Presentation College shot 43 percent from the field, 30 percent from three and 72 percent from the line.
The Lady Blue Hawks were led by Ashley Bentz- Laub with 24, Taylor Henningsgard with 15 and MacKayla Feeney finished with 14. Megan Klein hauled in 16 rebounds while Taylor Henningsgard had game high 11 assists.
Macy Toelle led Presentation with 23 points followed by Cora Lopez with 22.
Dickinson State finished the game with 31 rebounds, 15 assists, 10 turnovers and 5 steals while Presentation finished with 33 rebounds, 20 assists 15 turnovers and 6 steals.
The Blue Hawks are now 13-5 overall and 6-1 NSAA.
The next game for the Lady Blue Hawks is against Valley City on January 16th at 4:30 PM (MDT) at Valley City.