Hawks beat UGF for title
Dickinson State rode Regan Lawrence to the NSAA/Frontier Conference tournament title.
The Blue Hawks have won 22 straight games and outscored their four opponents 20-3 in the tournament.
The Argos led 1-0 after Kirstie Thomas connected for a solo home run in the top of the sixth off Lawrence, but Dickinson State (39-13) tied it on Rebecca Lopez’s run-scoring single in the bottom of the sixth and won it when Lawrence plated Brianna Grayson with the game-winner in the seventh.
Lawrence was named tournament MVP as the Blue Hawks advanced to the NAIA National Tournament Opening Round.
The Argos finished the season at 17-17.
NSAA/Frontier Conference Tournament
Dickinson State 2, University of Great Falls 1
UGF 000 001 0 — 1 7 0
DSU 000 001 1 — 2 5 2
Keeley Van Blaricom and Madison Jones. Regan Lawrence and Brianna Grayson. W—Lawrence. L—Van Blaricom. 2B-UGF, Mindy Larson. DSU, McKenzie Kenobbie. HR-UGF, Kirstie Thomas. SB-DSU, Monique Yslas.