Dordt def. Avila 6-2
Dordt grabbed an early lead and never relinquished it for a 6-2 win to sweep Avila (Missouri) on Saturday afternoon in Kansas City.
Dordt got a run in the third inning with Jessica Oules reaching on a single and stole second. Kenzie Cunard singled to knock in Oules. Dordt added two more in the fourth with Jessica Flaherty doubling in Hailey Heeringa and Emma Veenstra for a 3-0 lead.
The 3-0 lead stood until the bottom of the fifth with Avila getting two runs on two hits but Dordt had an answer in the sixth with three runs on two hits. The big blow was a Oules single with the bases loaded to get two runs in and Dordt held in spite of Avila getting five base runners in the final two innings but could get anything across.
Dordt got two hits each from Jessica Oules and Hailey Heeringa and Oules had two runs batted in and Heeringa had two doubles.
Rachel Evavold went the distance on the mound with five strikeouts and walked four and scattered seven hits.
Dordt is 7-3 and will resume its season in Florida next Saturday.