Dordt College Baseball vs. Morningside
March 30, 2009
(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Morningside Mustangs used the long ball on Monday afternoon in beating the Dordt Defenders in Great Plains Athletic Conference baseball 17-0. The Mustangs clubbed six homeruns in the win with Bret Hoch and Jason Engleman each knocking a pair out of the park on a day when the wind was blowing out to left field at Open Space Park.
Dordt's Kyle Dieleman took the loss while pitching two and a third innings with seven hits allowed, nine runs and he walked one. Dordt was outhit 13-3 with three hits coming from Travis Feekes and Josh Bowers with a single each and Travis Dekkers had a double.
Jason Semprini struck out seven while scattering those three hits for the win.
The two teams play a second game in conference action this afternoon. The games were originally scheduled for Friday, March 27 but were postponed due to poor field conditions.
Dordt's Current Record: 6-18 (1-5)
Opponent's Current Record: 19-13 (4-3)
Winning Pitcher: Jason Semprini (Morningside)
Losing Pitcher: Kyle Dieleman (Dordt College)
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