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Mayville, N.D. – The Black Hills State softball team fell to Mayville State in both games of a doubleheader on Saturday in Mayville, N.D.  The Yellow Jackets lost the first game 3-1 and the second 4-2.  Black Hills State falls to 12-9 (4-2 DAC) on the season.

In the first game, the Yellow Jackets managed only one run on three hits.  Black Hills State led 1-0 entering the bottom of the sixth inning when Mayville State scored three runs on five hits.  Black Hills State also committed two errors in the inning.  Senior Heidi Kwilinski went 1-for-3 and scored the Yellow Jackets only run.

The results of the second game were no better for the Yellow Jackets.  Once again, Black Hills State carried a lead late in the game.  The Yellow Jackets were leading 2-0 going into the bottom of the fifth inning when the Comets broke out and scored four runs on two hits.  Kwilinski continued her success with the bat going 3-for-3 and knocking in a run.  Kwilinski also scored one run in the game.

Black Hills State will return to the diamond tomorrow for another doubleheader against Mayville State.  Game times are set for 1 p.m. CT and 3 p.m. CT.

For more information on Black Hills State Athletics, visit www.BHSU.edu/Athletics.

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