Men's Baseball vs. Mount Marty

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W 8-7

4:00 PM - Monday, April 11, 2022
Sioux Center, Iowa
Conference Match

Recap

FINAL

  • Dordt def. Mount Marty 8-7 (9 innings)

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

For the second time in three games with the Mount Marty Lancers the Dordt Defenders won in the final at-bat, squeezing out an 8-7, nine-inning win on Monday night, April 11 in Sioux Center, Iowa.

The Defenders overcame a three-run deficit to force extra innings and won it in walk-off fashion in the ninth.

Mount Marty scored a run in the first inning but Dordt answered with two unearned runs in the bottom of the inning. Dordt added to the lead with a run in the second but Mount Marty got one back in the third and then scored four in the fourth for a 6-3 lead. Nolan Christianson tripled in Oliver Walczak in the fourth and later scored on a Logan Cline ground out.

Mount Marty answered with a solo homer in the fifth but Dordt got two back in the fifth with Christianson getting a sacrifice fly to tie the game.

Mount Marty threatened in the sixth but Mike Bruell was able to work out of the jam with a popout and a strikeout and the Lancers squandered a leadoff double in the seventh and the game was still tied after seven.

After a scoreless eighth Dordt threatened in the ninth with Dylan Stanley clubbing a double with one out. Tyler Reiss ran for Stanley and came in to score when Aaron Eshelman singled to left field.

THE NUMBERS

Dordt was outhit 16-10.

Dylan Brown got the win in relief as he pitched two innings of scoreless baseball.

Stanley had a double and single with a run batted in and he walked once.

Logan De Vries was 2-4 with a double and a single. 

Logan Cline had a double and Nolan Christianson a triple in the win.