Dordt defeats Jamestown 80-58
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Dordt Defender women’s basketball team improved to 18-4 this season with an 80-58 road win over Jamestown in GPAC play on Thursday night in Sioux Center.
Dordt used a 25-13 second quarter to pull away from and 18-18 first quarter tie and was never seriously challenged in the second half on the way to the season sweep of the Jimmies.
Dordt led 34-31 with 3:13 left in the first half when an Ebby Prewitt three-point shot started a 9-0 run to end the half. An Erika Feenstra three-point play and a three-point shot by Jordyn Van Maanen were the other factors in the run.
Jamestown did score the first four points of the third quarter but Dordt proceeded to score the next six points and led 56-40 after the low scoring period. The Defenders never led by less than 14 before settling for the 22 point win.
Dordt converted 27-59 field goals, 5-15 three-point shots and 21-23 free throws while Jamestown was limited to 19-61 field goal shooting, 5-28 three-point success and 15-21 free throws.
Both teams had 41 rebounds and Dordt had 14 steals while forcing 24 turnovers. Dordt had 20 turnovers of its own.
Rachel Evavold had a season high 19 points with six rebounds and Bailey Beckman added 18 points.
Erika Feenstra scored 11 and Jordyn Van Maanen had 10 for the Defenders while Siennah Stamness and Karly Gustafson each had six points and Gustafson had six rebounds with four assists.
Dordt is 18-4 overall and 10-4 in the GPAC while Jamestown slides to 6-7 and 12-8.
Dordt will face Doane in Crete, Nebraska on Saturday afternoon, January 25.