Dordt College Baseball vs. Dana
March 28, 2009
(Sioux Center, Iowa) Dordt College dropped a 2-1 decision to the Dana Vikings on Saturday afternoon in Great Plains Athletic Conference play. The Vikings got the winning run in the fourth inning and made the 2-1 score stand up over the next three and a half innings for the win.
Dordt got their run in the third inning on a single by Morgan Halpert and a double by Dillon Peters to tie the game at 1-1 through three full.
Dordt outhit the Vikings 6-5 and got a five hit performance on the mound by Patrick Sinnema. The sophomore from Manhattan, Montana, struck out five and walked two in the loss while surrendering the two earned runs. Zach Staudt was 2-3 while Evan Pheneger, Eric Torgerson, Halpert and Peters accounted for Dordt's other hits.
Kyle Courtney got the win for the visitors after working five and third innings and struck out seven while walking three.
The two teams play the second game of the doubleheader late today.
Dordt's Current Record: 6-16 (1-5)
Opponent's Current Record: 6-16 (1-4)
Winning Pitcher: Courtney (Dana)
Losing Pitcher: Patrick Sinnema (Dordt College)
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