Softball Results

Dordt College Softball vs. Bethany (OBU Softball Festival)

March 2, 2013

Game Media

(Shawnee, Oklahoma) The Dordt Defenders lost an extra inning decision to Bethany (Kansas) on Saturday, March 2 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma by a 12-10 decision.

The Defenders took a 5-2 lead after two innings with Ashley Van Kooten clearing the bases with a homerun and Haley Huisman scored earlier in the inning on a bases loaded walk.

Bethany scored one in third and tied it with two in the fourth and took a 7-5 lead with a pair of runs in the fifth. Huisman had a two run homerun in the bottom of the fifth and Bethany Dykstra had a sole homerun to lead off the inning.

Bethany, the visitor on the scoreboard, retook the lead with a pair of runs in the top of the seventh. Dordt forced extra innings with Ashton Beaird clubbing a one out homerun.

Tied 9-9, Bethany got three runs on two homeruns for a 12-9 advantage. Dordt threatened with Van Kooten knocking in a run with a single but Shantelle Gritters was retired at third base to end the inning and the game.

Bethany outhit the Defenders 16-11 with Sidney Larsen taking the loss with one walk, three strikeouts and 16 hits allowed.

Selena Rinehart was 3-4 at the plate with three singles. Ashley Van Kooten and Ashton Beaird each had two hits and Van Kooten had five runs batted in.

Dordt's Current Record: 1-4 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 0-0 (0-0)

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 R H E
Dordt College 0 5 0 0 3 0 1 1 10 11 1
Bethany (OBU Softball Festival) 0 2 1 2 2 0 2 3 12 16 2

Winning Pitcher: (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: (Dordt College)

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