Dordt College Baseball vs. Buena Vista
April 7, 2008
(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Buena Vista Beavers beat Dordt College on Monday night, April 7 in Sioux Center in non-conference play 8-3. The game was a single-nine inning contest.
Buena Vista scored three in the first two innings off of starter Kyle Dieleman before Dordt answered with one run in the third when Brady Goslinga walked and Jed Bennett delivered a two-out single and Dillon Peters singled Goslinga in for the run. Buena Vista took advantage of Dordt's defense for a pair of bunt singles in the fourth and that opened the door for four runs off of reliever Keith Kooistra. Dordt got two back in the sixth when Chris Liebhart singled and Bobby Lutke doubled, setting the table for Derek Peters to single in two runs to make the score 7-3. Buena Vista got one for insurance in the seventh on the way to an 8-3 win.
The Beavers outhit Dordt 13-7. Seven diferent players, Travis Feekes, Jed Bennett, Dillon Peters, Chris Liebhart, Bobby Lutke, Derek Peters and Morgan Halpert got hits for Dordtwith Derek Peters knocking in two and Lutke getting the only extra base hit.
Dieleman took the loss, allowing four hits and three earned runs with three walks and a strikeout. Nate De Wit pitched the last three innings and gave up four hits and one run with one strikeout.
Dordt is now 8-14 overall and play a non-conference game with Morningside on Wednesday in Sioux Center.
Dordt's Current Record: 8-14 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 11-8 (5-3)
Winning Pitcher: Devon Archibald (Buena Vista)
Losing Pitcher: Kyle Dieleman (Dordt College)
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