Hastings defeats Dordt 69-54
HOW IT HAPPENED
A run by the Hastings Broncos in the second quarter pushed them to a 15 point win over Dordt on Saturday afternoon in GPAC play.
Dordt trailed 18-16 after one quarter but four straight points by the hosts put them up 22-16. An Alissa Pollema basket with 5:28 remaining in the half cut the lead to 27-22 but Hastings put together a 33-22 lead that eventually grew to 14. The Defenders cut into the lead in the final minutes and got a Kim Kroeze basket just before the horn to cut the lead to 38-29.
The lead quickly ballooned to 16 in the second half and Dordt’s comeback attempts were stopped short as the Defenders got no closer than 12 the rest of the game.
-Dordt was 19-53 from the field for 35.8 percent and struggled from the three-point line where it was 0-13.
-Hastings was 24-60 from the field and 6-18 from the arc.
-Dordt had a slight 38-35 rebounding edge but committed 20 turnovers to 11 for Hastings.
-Cassidy Vredevoogd scored 14 on 6-11 shooting from the field and Kim Kroeze had 10 points and nine rebounds with three assists.
-Mycah Hulst had a team high 11 rebounds to go with eight points and three blocked shots.
-Hastings was topped by Teeka Thompson’s 20 points as she was 8-10 from the field and Jordan Johnson scored 11.
-Dordt slips to 2-11 in the GPAC and 5-14 overall. Hastings has now won four in a row and is 9-3 in the GPAC and 15-4 overall.
-Dordt will face Northwestern on Wednesday in Orange City.
Hastings College 69, Dordt College 54
Briar Cliff University 72, Doane College 67
Northwestern College 89, Midland University 69
Concordia University 81, Dakota Wesleyan University 69
Morningside College 87, Nebraska Wesleyan University 41
College of Saint Mary 77, Mount Marty College 59