Hastings defeats Dordt 62-43
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Dordt College Defender women’s basketball team lost a 62-43 decision to Hastings on the road Saturday afternoon.
Dordt led briefly when it scored the first four points but the hosts responded with eight unanswered and never trailed again in taking the GPAC contest.
Dordt was down 23-15 when the first quarter ended and had the difference at eight with 4:29 left in the half before the Broncos expanded the difference to 39-25 at the intermission.
The Defenders struggled to score in the third quarter and got behind 51-34 at the quarter break.
The Defenders managed to cut into the lead and after an Erika Feenstra three-point shot were down 53-42 with 5:17 left in the game.
Dordt was unable to sustain the surge and allowed nine unanswered points over the next five minutes with a Siennah Stamness free throw ending the scoring drought and the game scoring for a 62-43 final.
Dordt was 17-51 from the floor and 5-21 from the three-point arc while converting 4-8 free throws.
Hastings had a 38-29 rebounding edge and forced 24 turnovers while committing 10.
Erica Feenstra had eight points along with Siennah Stamness.
Kenzie Bousema had ten rebounds and three assists.
Dordt is 3-6 in the league and 8-10 overall.
Hastings is 7-2 in GPAC play and 15-2 overall.
Dordt will travel to Morningside on Wednesday, January 10.
Hastings College 62, Dordt College 43
Briar Cliff University 66, Mount Marty College 54
Dakota Wesleyan University 68, College of Saint Mary 29
Concordia University 95, Morningside College 64
Northwestern College 92, Midland University 61