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PHOTOS: Dakota Wesleyan softball doubleheader versus Hastings College

Action from the Dakota Wesleyan softball doubleheader against Hastings College on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at McWhirter Field.

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Action from the Dakota Wesleyan softball doubleheader against Hastings College on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at McWhirter Field.
Landon Dierks / Mitchell Republic

MITCHELL — The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team was on McWhirter Field for the second of five straight home doubleheaders Thursday afternoon while hosting Hastings College.

Hastings (19-22) took both contests, winning 13-2 in six innings in Game 1 and 7-6 in Game 2. DWU (11-27) hosts Doane on Friday, April 22, with the first game scheduled to start at 1 p.m.

Here are photos from Thursday afternoon's games.

Dierks covers prep and collegiate athletics across the Mitchell Republic's coverage region area, focusing on Mitchell High School football and boys basketball and area high school football, volleyball and basketball, as well as Dakota Wesleyan women's basketball. He was also the lead on the Mitchell Republic Gridiron Spotlight, producing video and providing live play-by-play for the traveling weekly prep football broadcast during its first season in the fall of 2021. Dierks is a Mitchell native who graduated from South Dakota State University with his bachelor's degree in journalism in May 2020. He joined the Mitchell Republic sports staff in August 2021. He can be reached at ldierks@mitchellrepublic.com and found on Twitter at @LDierksy.
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