Dordt def. Benedictine Mesa 5-2
HOW IT HAPPENED
Dordt scored all five of its runs in the first three innings to secure a 5-2 win over Benedictine Mesa in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday.
Dordt got two in the first with Hailey Heeringa getting a sacrifice fly and Jessica Oules scored on a bases loaded walk to Abby Smith.
Dordt added run in the second with Carley De Roin singling in Jennifer Kooiker for a 3-0 lead and the difference became 5-1 in the third when Marissa VandenBerg singled in two runs with two outs.
Tianna Soodsma held Benedictine Mesa at bay while scattering seven hits and allowed just two unearned runs.
Dordt was outhit 7-5.
Jessica Oules had a pair of singles while Vanden Berg, De Roin and Jennifer Kooiker all had three singles. Abby Smith was walked twice.
Tianna Soodsma pitched the distance and struck out three with no earned runs allowed.