Dordt defeats Morningside 8-2
HOW IT HAPPENED
Dordt College scored the first four runs of the game and went on to defeat Morningside 8-2 in the nightcap of their twinbill in Sioux City.
Dordt got on the board with a Summer Jansen rbi double that knocked in Marissa VandenBerg. The Defenders then scored three in the second with Vanden Berg knocking in one with a single and Rachel Evavold doubled in two more with two outs.
The Mustangs got two back in the home half of the second but Dordt had an answer again with Ashley Williams and Abby Smith each smacking singles for a 6-2 lead.
Morningside was unable to keep up with one hit each in the third and fourth innings and Dordt scored two more in the sixth on four hits to secure the six run win.
Tianna Top earned her sixth win of the season while scattering seven hits and walked none with no strikeouts.
Evavold and Jansen each had a double and both knocked in two runs and each went 2-4 at the plate.
Marissa Vanden Berg was 3-5 at the plate with a run batted in and scored two runs. Abby Smith was 2-4 with a run batted in.
Dordt is 16-15 overall and 5-7 in the GPAC.
Morningside is 21-10 overall and 9-3 in the GPAC.