Men's Varsity Basketball vs. Valley City State (ND)

W 83-68

4:00 PM - Saturday, November 5, 2011
Valley City, North Dakota
Non-conference Match

Recap

A 15-2 run to start the second half allowed the Dordt College men's basketball team turn a 7 point halftime deficit into a 6 point lead and the Defenders never looked back in posting the 83-68 win over Valley City State this evening. With the victory, Dordt College gets the season off to a perfect 2-0 with both wins coming on the 2 game road trip to North Dakota.<p>

Tops on the scoresheet for Dordt was Trevor Wolterstorff who led all scorers with 20 points on 7-11 from the field and 6-7 from the charity stripe. Jordan Vogel added 17 points for the Defenders and also pulled down 8 rebounds while Cliff Warner rounds out the double digit scorers for Dordt with 14, Tyler Wolterstorff and Kyle Lindbergh each contributed 9. Cliff Warner handed out 5 assists for Dordt and Kyle Lindbergh pulled down a game high 15 boards.<p>
The Vikings' John Raquel, Joe Bateman and Sekani Milligen each finished with 12 points and Jason Perkins added 11 while Sylvester Walker led the Vikings with 7 rebounds.<p>
Dordt College shot 53.85% for the game and scorched the nets in the second half, scoring 51 points on 64% shooting over the final 20 minutes. Valley City shot well in the first half (53.6%) but cooled off in the second to finish the game shooting 39% from the floor. The Vikings were an impressive 16 of 17 from the free throw line (94%) and Dordt shot 70% from the charity stripe (21-30). Dordt dominated the boards, yanking down 39 rebounds while the Vikings grabbed 27.<p>
Next up for the Defender men's basketball team is Grace University as Dordt will travel to Omaha on Tuesday, November 8 for a scheduled 7 pm tip-off.

Next Up

Next up for the Defender men's basketball team is Grace University as Dordt will travel to Omaha on Tuesday, November 8 for a scheduled 7 pm tip-off.