Men's Varsity Baseball vs. Mount Marty

W 7-2

1:00 PM - Saturday, April 7, 2012
Sioux Center, Iowa
Non-conference Match


A three-hit, complete game performance by Dordt starting pitcher Lucas Carls led to a 7-2 win for the Defenders in game one of their doubleheader against Mount Marty Great Plains Athletic Conference play Saturday afternoon in Sioux Center, Iowa.<p>
The two teams exchanged unearned runs in the first inning with the Defenders getting their run on a Travis Dekkers ground out to the right side of the infield that scored Nathan Fraley from third. <p>Dordt then erupted for six runs on five hits and four Mount Marty errors in the third for a 7-1 lead. Eric Torgerson delivered a two run single with two outs to extend the inning and gave the Defenders enough room to preserve the 7-2 win. Mount Marty got one run in the sixth inning but stranded two in the sixth and seventh as Carls won his fourth decision of the season.<p>Carls allowed three hits, five hits and five strikeouts and allowed one earned run. <p>
Eric Anderson had two hits and scored a run and four other Defenders had base hits with Fraley and Torgerson each knocking in two runs.<p>Mount Marty's Cassidy Darlington took the loss with one walk and five strikeouts while allowing six hits.<p>