Mount Marty def. Dordt 7-6
HOW IT HAPPENED
Mount Marty made it a sweep of the Dordt Defenders on Tuesday night in Yankton, South Dakota with a 7-6 win in game two of their doubleheader.
Dordt got a run in the first inning when Brooklyn Van Oort singled in Karli Olsen but the Lancers had an immediate response with two runs in the bottom of the first frame. The hosts added two runs in the third for a 4-1 lead before Dordt could mount a threat.
Ella Koster doubled in Ivy Terpstra in the fourth inning and scored on the same play as the ball got past the leftfielder. Dordt then took a brief lead in the fifth inning on and error with the bases loaded and Hailey Wilkin knocked in two runs with a single later in the inning. Mount Marty pulled even with a two run homerun in the bottom of the fifth and won it on an Elliot Burns homerun in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Ivy Terpstra and Ella Koster each had doubles for Dordt as the Defenders were outhit 8-6.
Kenzie Cunard, Brooklyn Van Oort, Hailey Wilkin and Karli Olsen all had singles for the Defenders.
Hailey Wilkin got the pitching start for Dordt and went five innings and allowed six runs on five hits with two strikeouts. Kayla Zevenbergen came on in relief and was charged with a run on three hits.
Dordt is now 18-11-1 overall and 8-4 in the league. Mount Marty is 23-9 overall and 11-3 in the GPAC.
Dordt will host Jamestown on Tuesday, April 19