Yankton, South Dakota — A Mount Marty run in the bottom of the ninth broke a 2-2 deadlock and gave the Lancers a 3-2 win over Dordt in game one of their doubleheader in Yankton, South Dakota on Saturday, March 30.
Lucas Carls started the game and went eight innings for Dordt with four strikeouts, four walks and five hits allowed. Brisel, Holwerda and Lyzenga accounted for Dordt’s three hits.
Cassidy Key-Darlington went the distance for Mount Marty and allowed two runs on three hits with 11 strikeouts.
In game 2, Dordt lost a 7-6 decision. The Defenders surrendered a six run fifth inning that turned a 4-1 deficit into a 7-4 advantage for the home team. Dordt got two back in the sixth but stranded runners at second and third as the inning ended, eventually allowing Mount Marty to preserve the win.
Dordt outhit the Lancers 12-7 and stranded nine. Slings was charged with the loss and struck out two and walked a pair.
Nate Fraley had two hits and two runs scored in the loss with a pair of stolen bases. Nick Serrato, Aaron Parks, Andy Kollbaum and Jon Holwerda all had two hits as well with Parks knocking in three runs. Kollbaum had a pair of doubles and Parks had his homerun.
Dordt is now 1-3 in the GPAC and 3-10 overall. Mount Marty is 3-1 and holds a 9-13 record.
Dordt will host Hastings and Doane on April 5 and 6 in Sioux Center.