Hastings def. Dordt 3-2
The Dordt Defender baseball team lost a narrow 3-2 decision to Hastings on Saturday afternoon in GPAC baseball action.
The Broncos got three in the third and the Defenders answered with a run in the home half of the third when Logan Cline singled in Parker Hamann. Dordt got another in the fourth when Nick Hamilton led off the inning with a homerun.
Trailing 3-2 in the sixth Dordt got a Nick Hamilton single with one out and John Emerson singled to get him to third. A stolen base put two runners in scoring position but two strikeouts ended the inning and the Defenders were retired in order in the seventh.
Gyeongju Kim took the hard luck loss with seven strikeouts and three hits allowed. Kim became single season strikeout leader at Dordt and has 80 this season.
Nick Hamilton and John Emerson each had two hits and Dordt had a 9-3 hits advantage.
Dordt’s lone extra base hit was a homerun by Hamilton.