Dakota Wesleyan def. Dordt 12-1
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Dordt Defenders surrendered six second-innings runs and were unable to recover in falling 12-1 to Dakota Wesleyan in game one of a doubleheader held at Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The twinbill was moved from Mitchell, South Dakota due to poor field conditions.
A double steal led to Dordt’s only run as Logan Cline swiped home after Parker Hamann took second base on the play. Cline led off the inning with a triple and Hamann was running for Cam Pfafman who walked with two outs.
Wesleyan threatened in the first inning but left the bases loaded and went scoreless in the frame.
The Tigers took advantage of four hits and three errors in the second inning and added two more in the third inning for an 8-1 lead. Wesleyan ended the scoring with four more in the fifth inning.
Logan Cline was 3-3 with a run scored and Chris Schrieber and Andrew Pullar both had a hit in the loss. All of Dordt’s hits were singles.
Isaac Vander Hart took the loss and was charge with three earned runs in an inning and two-thirds with three walks and five hits.
Austin Fokkema appeared in relief and struck out two in two innings of work and didn’t allow a run on two hits.
Dakota Wesleyan outhit Dordt 13-5.
Dordt was charged with five errors.