Morningside defeats Dordt (25-12, 25-17, 25-19)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Morningside handled Dordt College in conference volleyball action on Wednesday night, March 29 in Sioux City, Iowa.
The Defenders dropped set one 25-12 after getting behind 11-4. The Defenders got no closer than six the rest of the set, the last time at 15-9 after a Cobi Jones service ace.
Set two saw the Mustangs get out to a quick 9-3 lead on the way to a 25-17 win.
An Alex Durbin kill got the Defenders within 11-10 in set three but the lead expanded to 15-10 with four straight points by the winner. Dordt did close the set to within 19-17 on a Ben Tiemersma kill and it was 21-19 when Danny Beaton recorded a kill but the Mustangs scored the final four points to win set three 25-19.
Dordt was led by Beaton with 10 kills and Durbin and Tiemersma each had five kills.
Cobi Jones recorded 22 assists and Mark Schussler had 12 digs.
Oscar Alvarez Cancel had 14 kills for the Mustangs to lead all players.
Dordt had 28 kills and Morningside had 41.
Dordt recorded six points on kills to five for the Mustangs.
Dordt will host Lindenwood-Belleville in the home finale on Thursday night at 7:30.