Midland defeats Dordt 3-0
HOW IT HAPPENED
Midland scored one run in each of the first three innings and rode that to a 3-0 win in the first championship game of the Midland Bracket on Saturday, May 5.
Midland, riding the momentum of a come from behind win over Mount Marty in an elimination game, scored a run with two outs in the bottom of the first and then added a run in the second inning on two hits. Dordt sidestepped trouble at the time by forcing two stranded runners.
The Warriors added another run in the third to take the 3-0 lead that stood up the rest of the way.
Dordt’s opportunities were limited as the Defenders got runners as far as second base in the third and sixth innings.
Corinne May had a double for the Defenders.
Jennifer Kooiker had a single and a stolen base.
Dordt was outhit 8-2 and stranded three runners.
Rachel Evavold took the loss with seven hits allowed in the first five innings and she walked two with three strikeouts.