Central Christian (Kansas) def. Dordt 17-10
The Dordt Defender baseball team lost a 17-10 decision in game two of the doubleheader with Central Christian on Friday afternoon in McPherson, Kansas. A nine run third inning proved to be too much for the Defenders to overcome.
Dordt led 3-2 entering the home half of the third when Central Christian banged out nine runs on six hits and took advantage of one error to lead 11-2.
Dordt got three back in the next inning with Luis Camacho homering to start the frame but Central Christian answered with two in the fourth inning.
Logan Cline’s second homerun of the game and third of the day got the Defenders within 16-9 in the sixth inning and the teams exchanged runs in their final at-bats to make the final 17-10.
Dordt was outhit 13-7 but Central Christian committed four errors. Dordt was hampered by 13 walks.
Luke Turner started the game and took the loss after working two and a third innings and was charged with three runs.
Logan Cline was 3-4 at the plate with three runs batted in on two homeruns and a single and he stole a base.
Aaron Eshelman had a double for Dordt and knocked in two and Luis Camacho had a homerun and two bases on balls. Eshelman was also walked twice.
Dordt is 1-5 and will play Central Christian and Avila (Kansas) on Saturday in McPherson.