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Spearfish, S.D. – The Black Hills State University women’s basketball team defeated Montana Tech 87-76 Saturday afternoon at the Donald Young Center in Spearfish to improve to 4-2 on the season.

“We carried over the energy from last night’s win,” said head coach Mark Nore. “We played well offensively and defensively for most of the game, we need to pull down a few more rebounds but I’m very happy with how we went out and competed.”

The Yellow Jackets were very efficient shooting the ball and shot 57% from the field, 52% from the arc and 77% from the charity stripe, led by junior Kristi Ryan who finished the contest with 25 points,connecting on six of nine attempts from behind the arc. Ryan was one of three Yellow Jackets to score double digit points, junior Keely Krowlikowski scored 21 points and senior Katelynn Lamb finished the contest with 10 points.

Black Hills State will return to action Friday, November 19 as they take on Montana State-Northern in Great Falls, Mont., game time is scheduled for 5 p.m. MT

For more information on Black Hills State Athletics, visit www.BHSUAthletics.com.