Rapid City, S.D. – The Black Hills State University Yellow Jackets swept the Dakota State University Trojans in a double header match-up. The Yellow Jackets defeated Dakota State nine-two in the first game and nine-one in five innings in the night cap.

In the first game the Yellow Jackets were led by a strong pitching effort from sophomore Katie Wagner. Wagner had 11 strike-outs on 27 at bats and was credited with the win. First baseman Karissa Norte brought 3 runners in for the Yellow Jackets. Sophomores’ Katie Wagner and Aleishia  Giesey each had 2 RBI’s in the contest.

In the second game of the double header senior pitcher Karissa Norte was credited with the win she had five strike outs facing 20 batters. Senior Danielle Briere had a strong day swinging the bat as she went three-for-three, notching five RBI’s and the game winning walk-off homerun.

The Yellow Jackets will look to repeat their success against the Trojans at Parkview Softball Complex Monday afternoon in Rapid City, S.D. at 2pm and 4pm.

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