HOW IT HAPPENED
The Dordt baseball team lost 9-0 to Morningside in the second game of their Thursday GPAC double-header.
Luke Drooger got the start for the Defenders.
Morningside scored two runs in the top of the first. Carter Kratz started the scoring by taking advantage of a Dordt error. Levi Davidson scored next on a sacrifice play by Sam Huska.
The Mustangs managed four more runs in the top of the second. Nic Metcalf hit a single that scored Brandon McClintock and Davidson. Huska scored next thanks to an Andrew Kasperbauer single. Metcalf capped off the second inning scoring after Jordan Pierce singled to left-center.
Three more runs for Morningside in the top of the fourth was all the Mustangs needed.
Logan Cline had the only hit for the Defenders.
Luke Drooger, Lucas Nelson, AJ Bosscher and Caleb Pollema all saw time on the mound.
Four different players had two hits for the Defenders.
Colby Seuntjens was credited with the win.
The Defenders play another double-header with the Mustangs on Friday at 11:00 and 1:00 p.m. CT.