Jamestown defeats Dordt 8-6
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Jamestown Jimmies used early runs to keep pace with the Dordt Defenders on Wednesday morning in Arizona and secured an 8-6 win. The Defenders had two early leads but couldn’t hold on to the advantages.
Hailey Heeringa started the scoring in the top of the first inning with a single that plated a run. Corinne May also added a single that pushed another run across for a 2-0 lead.
Jamestown responded with a pair of unearned runs as the Jimmies capitalized on an error and followed that with a homerun.
Dordt had a response of its own as Rachel Evavold knocked in a pair with a bases loaded single. The Jimmies clubbed out four runs on four hits for a 6-4 advantage.
Jamestown added two more in the bottom of the third inning and then held on as Dordt got one run each in the sixth and seventh innings. Marissa VandenBerg doubled in one run in the sixth inning and Rachel Evavold homered to lead off the seventh and had the tying run at the plate when the game ended on a pop out.
Dordt had a 12-10 hits advantage.
Marissa VandenBerg had three hits and Rachel Evavold had two with three runs batted in. May also had two hits and VandenBerg had two runs scored with two doubles.
Marlia Mundorf went two and a third innings and was charged with five earned runs and walked one with one strikeout.
Natalie Vos gave up two hits in relief and walked two with three strikeouts.