Dordt def. Presentation 98-59
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Dordt Defender men’s basketball team ran away from a cold-shooting Presentation (South Dakota) team early in their contest tonight in Aberdeen, South Dakota and went on to win a 98-59 decision.
Dordt led 7-4 three minutes into the game and stretched the lead to 26-7 on a Jesse Jansma three-point basket midway through the first half. Presentation cut the lead to 29-14 with 7:44 left in the half but got outscored 29-2 the rest of the half to make the halftime score 58-16.
The lead grew to as much as 80-27 with nine minutes gone in the second half and Dordt got everyone in uniform into play for the final of 98-59.
Dordt was 36-63 from the field for 57 percent success and 8-17 from the three-point line.
Presentation was 24-66 from the field for 36 percent and 3-13 from the arc for 23 percent success.
Dordt limited Presentation to five made field goals in the first half.
Dordt had a 40-37 rebounding advantage and forced 16 turnovers while committing 10.
Garrett Franken scored 19 points and had six rebounds with two assists.
Jesse Jansma had 15 points and three assists.
Dejay Fykstra had a career high 14 points and Jacob Vis had 13 points and 11 rebounds with three steals.
11 different Defenders scored at least three points.
Dordt is now 4-0 and Presentation slides to 1-4.
COACH VAN HAAFTEN SAID
"We played with great defensive intensity in the first half and shared the ball really well. It was a good trip for Defender Basketball."
Dordt is scheduled to travel to Midland on Saturday, November 14 for the open of GPAC play for the Defenders.