Presentation def. Dordt 7-6 (9 innings)
Dordt scored on in the first and three more in the third before taking a 5-0 lead after the top of the fifth inning.
Presentation answered with single runs in the fifth and sixth inning but couldn’t complete the comeback.
Dordt’s first inning run came after Jessica Oules singled and stole two bases before scoring on a sacrifice fly by Becky Pederson.
Kenzie Cunard singled in the third to lead off the inning and Hailey Heeringa followed with a walk. Chandler Schemper eventually delivered a two-out single two plate two and scored on a Sophia Caldwell double for a 4-0 lead.
Erin Bredemus scored Dordt’s run in the fifth on a Pederson single.
Chandler Schemper added a run for insurance in the seventh when she scored on a Caldwell single. That run proved to not be enough.
The hosts got a run in the fifth and another in the sixth before sending the game to extra innings with a four run seventh inning with a two-out, three run homerun tying the game.
After a scoreless eighth the and top of the ninth the hosts completed the comeback with a steal of home to end the game 7-6.
The two teams combined for 27 hits with Dordt outhitting the hosts 15-12.
Becky Pederson and Erin Bredemus each had three hits.
Sophia Caldwell had a pair of doubles and two runs batted in with two runs scored.
Jessica Oules, Kenzie Cunard, Jessica Flaherty and Caldwell all had two hits.
Oules and Cunard both had two stolen bases.
Taylor Knaack worked the first six innings and struck out three while scattering nine hits and allowed two runs.
Kayla Zevenbergen took the loss while working the final two-plus innings and allowed three hits and was charged with five runs.
Dordt will face Jamestown and Valley City State on Friday, February 12 after finishing the doubleheader with Presentation.