posted on January 01, 2008 17:36
Going into the weekend the Yellow Jackets knew they would get two stiff tests. The first night the Yellow Jackets faced off against Dordt College who had been receiving votes in the top 25. The Yellow Jackets got off to a fast start behind hot shooting from freshman guard Cain Atkinson who recorded a season high of 31 points. The Yellow Jackets took a 45-31 lead into halftime. Coming out of halftime the Yellow Jackets picked up right where they left off shooting 55% from the field. Freshman Luke Enos had 15 points and 11 rebounds. Freshman Clay Pottorff added 13 points.
The next night the Yellow Jackets took on 10-3 Montana State University Northern. The Yellow Jackets once again got off to a fast start taking a 52-33 lead into halftime. In the second half Black Hills State would stretch their lead to 28 points before MSU Northern would mount a strong comeback. They could never get within 10 points as the Yellow Jackets would take the game 90-78. Black Hills State was led in scoring by junior Randy Herman with 23 points. Cain Atkinson and senior Corey Doolan both had 12 points. Freshman Will John Johnson had 11 points and nine rebounds and freshman Luke Enos added 11 points.
MSU Northern Article - By Rapid City Journal
MSU Northern Article - By Black Hills Pioneer