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Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The Bison softball team is hoping the tough path leads them to the NCAA tournament.

The Bison needed 3 wins today, to play for a title Sunday.


Mission accomplished, they beat Western Illinois and IUPUI, so they needed 2 wins against Fort Wayne.

Scoreless in the 6th, when Jenina Ortega goes the opposite way, Cheyenne Garcia comes home to make it 1-0 Bison.

Krista Menke was the key, she pitched 3 complete games today, 27 strikeouts.

NDSU wins, 3-1. The Bison and the Dons play for a trip to the NCAAs Sunday morning at 10:30.

Jenna Ortega/Bison Catcher (1-3 vs IPFW): "We took it one game at a time, we didn't really look ahead, we didn't look at game two, three, we looked at game one. We feel great, we are taking it in right now and then tomorrow as soon as we throw that jersey on its go time."