SPEARFISH, S.D. – Black Hills State women’s basketball defeated Minot State 61-50 in Thursday night action.
Megan Engesser played her shots from downtown against the Beavers, shooting 6-9 from the band as she topped the Yellow Jacket scoring with 18 points. Engesser shot 4-5 three’s alone in the first quarter, with Niki Van Wyk connecting from beyond the arch to bring the Yellow Jacket clip to 83.3 percent in the first quarter.
The defense also held three steals and a blocked shot on the quarter, versus a Beaver block and one steal.
Kalla Bertram came off the bench and logged the only other Yellow Jacket double-digit point total with eleven. She shot a 50 clip from the field that included two long-range buckets.
Van Wyk and Ellie Moore each held six rebounds on the night, with Van Wyk splitting offensive and defensive while Moore grabbed five of her boards on defense. Moore made three of six total shots in her performance, with most of them scored from the paint.
Overall, the Yellow Jackets finished the game with 43.5 percent from the field which included 52.4 percent from three.