Briar Cliff def. Dordt 5-2
Dordt and Briar Cliff played in the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader with the Chargers scoring three runs in the middle innings to earn the win.
Each of the first three Dordt batters hit a single, allowing the Defenders to take an early 1-0 lead. With Kenzie Cunard and Jessica Oules on base, Rachel Evavold singled to center field to score Cunard.
Briar Cliff answered in the home half of the 1st as Callie Billings scored off of Alexis Westercamp's RBI double to left.
The Chargers then took their first lead of the game in the 2nd inning, scoring on Josie Chronic's two-out base hit.
With one out in the top of the 3rd, Rachel Evavold hit a single, which was followed by Bailey Jonker's pinch-hit RBI double to deep center field. It was Jonker's first RBI of the season.
With the score tied 2-2 in the 5th inning, Briar Cliff sent two runs across home plate, highlighted by Alexis Westercamp's two-run home run.
The Chargers added another run to their lead in the bottom of the 6th while keeping the Defenders from scoring again, giving Briar Cliff their 21st win of the season.
Rachel Evavold went 2-4 with 1 RBI and a run scored
Bailey Jonker had 1 RBI in her pinch-hitting opportunity
Jessica Oules had 2 hits
The Defenders will host Waldorf at Open Space Park tomorrow Wednesday, April 28. The non-conference doubleheader is scheduled for 4:00 and 6:00 pm