The four teens who escaped from the Youth Correctional Center in December 2012 change their pleas to guilty.
Kyran Johnson and Emmanuel Hunter will serve 4 years.
Terrick Kern and Bobby Divine will serve 2 and a half.
All 4 men are charged with escape, conspiracy to commit escape and criminal conspiracy- all Class C felonies.
Johnson and Hunter are also charged with aggravated assault for attacking an officer during the escape.
The officer testified in court today saying the two beat and choked him until he lost consciousness.
He also said he heard one of them saying, "just kill him."
The four men stole his car and were on the run for 4 days before they were found in Minot.