Concordia def. Dordt 14-5
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Dordt Defenders lost a 14-5 decision to Concordia in GPAC play on Saturday afternoon in a windswept Sioux Center, Iowa.
Aided by gusty wins the visitors scored three in the first, four in the second and four in the third to build an 11-1 lead with Dordt’s run coming in the bottom of the first when Logan Cline lifted a fly ball that caught the wind and traveled over the rightfield fence.
Dordt got more offense in the fourth inning when Logan De Vries singled in Kaden Davis and Dylan Stanley. Parker Hamann followed with his first homerun of the season to cut the difference to 11-5. After a scoreless top of the fifth Dordt got a leadoff single by Chase Edwards and he advanced to third on a ground out. Edwards was stranded there with a pair of strikeouts ending the inning.
Concordia added three runs late in the game to make the final 14-5.
Dordt used seven batters with Dylan Brown proving to be most effective as he went four and two-third innings and was charged with an unearned run on four hits and he struck out seven.
Chase Edwards, Kaden Davis and Logan De Vries all had two hits with De Vries knocking in two.
Dordt is now 12-28 overall and 8-16 in league play. Concordia is 18-6 in the conference and 29-12-1 overall.
Dordt is scheduled to pay a midweek non-conference game with Dakota State before concluding the regular season next weekend with four games at Northwestern.