Dordt def. Spring Arbor 11-3
The Defender softball team extended their winning streak to seven games with a win vs. Spring Arbor on Saturday.
Dordt got out to a quick start, scoring five runs in the 1st inning to take an early lead. Kenzie Cunard was first to score on Chandler Schemper's single to right field. Brooklyn Van Oort then drove in two runs, as Rachel Evavold and Erin Bredemus came across the plate to take a 3-0 lead. Schemper made it home on a wild pitch, and Van Oort scored from third on a defensive error.
Spring Arbor responded with two runs in the bottom of the 1st on three hits.
With a 5-2 lead, Dordt scored in the 3rd inning on Hannah Sikkema's double. The Defenders had another big inning in the 4th, scoring five runs. Ella Koster hit a two-out triple that brought in Brooklyn Van Oort and Karli Olsen, as Dordt extended their lead to 11-3, a score that would hold for the remainder of the contest.
Chandler Schemper was 2-4 with 2 RBI
Brooklyn Van Oort had 3 RBI on a 2-3 outing
Ella Koster had 3 RBI
Abby Kraemer had 5 strikeouts on 5.0 innings pitched
Dordt's next games will be on Monday vs. Bellevue and University of Northwestern (Ohio). Those games will begin at 12:30 pm and 2:45 pm CST.