Dordt def. Trinity Christian 95-56
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Dordt Defender women’s basketball team pulled away from the host Trinity Christian Trolls on Friday night, November 1 in a game played at Palos Heights, Illinois.
The Defenders moved to 3-0 with the win. Dordt had a 12-6 lead midway through the first quarter but couldn’t shake the hosts and led 19-16 at the end of the first quarter.
Dordt’s first double digit lead came on a Karly Gustafson basket with 6:14 left in the half for a 32-22 lead. The lead grew to as much as 50-30 with Bailey Beckman converting a field goal after a steal by Kenzie Cunard. Dordt’s lead was 50-32 at the half.
The lead steadily grew to 75-46 at the end of the third quarter as the Defenders rolled to the 95-56 win, outscoring the Trolls 20-10 in the final quarter.
Dordt was 37-62 from the field and Trinity Christian was 19-59.
Dordt had a 47-26 rebounding advantage and had 15 offensive rebounds.
Erika Feenstra had a game high 24 points and was 9-11 from the field with five rebounds.
Gabby Kreykes was 7-10 from the field and had 15 points with four rebounds.
Bailey Beckman scored 12 and Jordyn Van Maanen had nine.
Dordt’s Mya Chmielewski had eight points off the bench as Dordt got 50 points from reserves.
Dordt is 3-0 and Trinity Christian is 1-2.
Dordt will face Rochester on Saturday afternoon in Palos Heights. Rochester lost to Northwestern (Iowa) 89-56 on Friday.