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Tigers sweep Jimmies in S.D.

Jamestown's Paige Emmel gets some pressure from University of Mary's Dani Williams Saturday during an exhibition game at Harold Newman Arena. John M. Steiner / The Sun

The eighth-ranked Dakota Wesleyan women's basketball team defeated the Jimmies Tuesday night in Mitchell, S.D.

An 11-0 run by the Tigers in the second quarter of their season opener ballooned a one-point lead into a 37-25 advantage with just under three minutes to play before the half. Dakota Wesleyan rolled 87-69 over the ninth-ranked Jimmies (2-1).

The Tigers outscored the Jimmies 36-20 in the paint and 25-17 off turnovers. McKayla Orr led Jamestown with 14 points. Bryn Woodside added 12 points, to go along with five assists and four steals, while Paige Emmel finished with 10 points and five rebounds.

The Jimmie men's basketball team (4-1) followed with its first loss of the season. The 10th-ranked Tigers (2-0) rolled 95-80 behind 25 points from Jason Spicer, 22 from Ty Hoglund and 19 more from Trae Vandeberg.

Jamestown, which trailed 52-33 at the half, received three 3-pointers and 19 points off the bench from Isaiah Dobson. Jon Purintun and Leighton Sampson each produced 18 points, as the Jimmies racked up 26 fouls in the game.

The Jimmies host Northwestern College (Iowa) Friday at Newman Arena starting at 6 p.m. The Red Raider women are ranked 17th in the NAIA, while the men are ranked fifth.

Women

Dakota Wesleyan 87, Jamestown 69

Jimmies 17 31 51 69

Tigers 19 41 67 87

Jamestown—McKayla Orr 14, Bryn Woodside 12, Paige Emmel 10, Marina Nowak 8, Allison Jablonsky 7, Mercedes Baumgartner 6, Emma Stoehr 5, Jenna Doyle 4, Jory Mullen 2, Courtney Mosloski 1. Totals: 23-59 FG, 13-20 FT, 10-30 3-pointers (Orr 3, Woodside 2, Emmel 2, Baumgartner 2, Stoehr 1), 22 Rebounds (Emmel 5, Woodside 5), 22 Fouls (Orr), 14 Assists (Woodside 5), 14 Turnovers, 8 Steals (Woodside 4).

Dakota Wesleyan—Ashley Bray 18, Amber Bray 15, Chesney Nagel 12, Jessica Mieras 13, Kynedi Cheeseman 11, Sarah Carr 7, Rylie Osthus 6, Madison Mathews 5. Totals: 29-56 FG, 22-26 FT, 7-21 3-pointers (Ashley Bray 2, Cheeseman 2, Amber Bray 1, Nagel 1, Mathews 1), 38 Rebounds (Amber Bray and Nagel 7), 21 Fouls, 20 Assists (Osthus 5), 15 Turnovers, 5 Steals (Cheeseman 2).

Men

Dakota Wesleyan 95, Jamestown 80

Jimmies 33 47 -- 80

Tigers 52 43 -- 95

Jamestown—Isaiah Dobson 19, Jon Purintun 18, Leighton Sampson 18, Kevin Oberweiser 9, Sam Johnson 5, Brady Birch 5, Jack Talley 3, Ben Weisbeck 2, Christian Kvilvang 1. Totals: 30-71 FG, 14-17 FT, 6-20 3-pointers (Dobson 3, Oberweiser, Johnson, Talley), 31 Rebounds (Johnson 7), 3 Blocks (Sampson 2), 2 Steals (Purintun, Dobson), 11 Assists (Oberweiser 3), 26 Fouls (Sampson), 7 Turnovers.

Dakota Wesleyan—Jason Spicer 25, Ty Hoglund 22, Trae Vandeberg 19, Nygel Drury 13, Tyson Smiley 8, Nate Davis 5, Collin Kramer 3. Totals: 31-61 FG, 23-33 FT, 10-26 3-pointers (Hoglund 3, Vandeberg 2, Drury 2, Spicer, Davis, Kramer), 38 Rebounds (Vandeberg 9), 1 Block (Drury), 4 Steals (Hoglund 2), 20 Assists (Hoglund 6), 18 Fouls (Spicer), 8 Turnovers.

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