St. Thomas def. Dordt 8-4
In the second game of the afternoon, Dordt played St. Thomas in a non-conference, neutral-site matchup. With two outs in the bottom of the 1st inning, Rachel Evavold singled to center field to drive in the first run of the game.
In the 2nd and 3rd innings, St. Thomas took the lead, scoring four runs on seven hits.
Dordt earned a run back in the top of the 4th, as Brooklyn Van Oort used a leadoff single and later advanced home on Kenzie Cunard's single to center. St. Thomas was able to get out of the inning with two Defender runners in scoring position.
Going into the 6th inning down 8-2, Dordt looked to string together a series of hits and reduce the deficit. The Defenders were able to put the ball in play with three hits and scored two runs. With the bases loaded, Hannah Sikkema hit a double right field that allowed Kenzie Cunard and Jessica Oules to score and make it an 8-4 game. Following a pitching change for St. Thomas, the top of the 6th came to a close and a 1-2-3 inning in the 7th concluded the game.
Kenzie Cunard was 3-4 with 1 RBI
Hannah Sikkema was 2-4 with 2 RBI
Dordt will play tomorrow vs. Ave Maria at 10:00 am and vs. Calumet at 12:15 pm.