Dordt College Baseball vs. Jamestown
March 11, 2014
(Tucson, Arizona) The Dordt College Defender baseball team lost a 7-5 decision to Jamestown (North Dakota) in game one of their doubleheader on Tuesday in Tucson, Arizona.
Dordt scored a pair in the first with Jon Holwerda and Andy Kollbaum delivering rbi singles but the Defenders left two runners on base when the frame ended. The Jimmies came back with a run in the second and they tied the game with a run in the fourth when they capitalized on a pair of Dordt errors for an unearned run.
The Jimmies regained the lead with two runs on three hits off of Dordt starter Josh Van Kekerix and led 4-2 after the fifth inning. Bryan Wallman got Dordt back to within a run with a single that scored Nathan Fraley after Fraley led off the inning with a single and advanced on pair of ground outs.
The Defenders fought back to tie it with a run in the sixth as Fraley got Dordt started with a two out single. Jason Wapnick followed with a single and an Andy Kollbaum single got Fraley in.
Jamestown came back with three runs in the top of the seventh and took advantage of a Dordt error that led to two unearned runs. The Defenders got one run back in the bottom of the seventh when Alex Schoonhoven scored on a wild pitch but the Defenders couldn't get Anthony Maule in from second.
Fraley had three singles and Kollbaum and Dane LePlatt each had two . Kollbuan knocked in two runs and Fraley scored three. Van Kekerix took the loss while giving up four earned runs and two walks along with nine hits. He struck out four in the complete game outing.
Grant Mattes took the win for Jamestown in an inning and a third of work and allowed one run on three hits.
Dordt's Current Record: 6-2 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 0-0 (0-0)
Winning Pitcher: (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: (Dordt College)
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