Men's Varsity Baseball vs. Hastings

L 4-11

2:00 PM - Saturday, April 2, 2016
Hastings, Nebraska
Conference Match

Recap

SCORE

Hastings defeats Dordt 11-4.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

A seven run second inning by Hastings was enough for the Broncos to knock off Dordt in an 11-4 GPAC decision in Nebraska on Saturday, April 2.

Dordt scored in the first inning with Trent Roose singling in Cam Gingerich.  Dordt then followed with a run on a Bryan Wallman sacrifice fly in the second inning.

Hastings exploded for seven runs on three hits and five Dordt errors in the second and Dordt was fighting from 7-2 down.

Jake Thayer scored on a fielder’s choice in the third inning and Dordt scored one in the eighth inning with Sebastian Meza singling in Bryan Wallman after Wallman had a double with two outs.  Hastings kept the Defenders at bay with two runs in the fourth, one in the sixth and one in the eighth.

 

THE NUMBERS

-Jake Thayer, Teddy Steffel, Trent Roose, Glen Thompson and Sebastian Meza all had two hits as Dordt had an 11-8 hits advantage.  Roose had two runs batted in and no Defender scored more than one run.

-Thompson’s double was Dordt’s lone extra base hit.

-Michael Grady took the loss and allowed nine runs on six hits—three of the runs were earned and he walked three with four strikeouts.  Grady pitched four and two-third innings.

-Schyler Kane pitched in relief and allowed two earned runs on two hits with two walks and three strikeouts in three and a third innings of work.

-Dordt is 13-12 overall and 1-3 in the GPAC while Hastings is 11-21 overall and 3-1 in the conference.  Dordt will host Mayville State on Tuesday before resuming GPAC play on Friday and Saturday against Nebraska Wesleyan and Concordia.