Northwestern Sweeps Dordt In GPAC Baseball Doubleheader

Northwestern used 11 runs in the final four innings to pull away from Dordt in game one of their doubleheader in Sioux Center on Wednesday night in GPAC play. A three run fourth inning pushed the visitors from up 3-2 to up 6-2 and they went on to win 14-2.

Dordt was outhit 16-6 Nate Fraley going 2-3 with a run scored. Nick Serrato, Travis Dekkers, Dustin Brisel and Jason Wapnick all had one hit each. Ben Van Kekerix took the loss with nine runs allowed on 12 hits in six innings of work. Brad Trimm and Josh Van Kekerix split up the seventh inning with Trimm getting charged with five runs.  Taylor Morris was the winning pitcher with six strikeouts and six hits scattered. Davis Bloemendaal led the Raiders with a 3-4 night at the plate with two runs scored and two runs batted in.

In game 2, A nine run explosion in the sixth inning led Northwestern to a 13-3 win over Dordt.  Dordt struggled with walks, allowing nine for the game. Northwestern’s Ryan Brasser got the win, allowing one hit and one walk in three innings of relief and he struck out six.

Dordt was outhit 10-9. Fraley, Dekkers and Lyzenga all had two hits and Serrato walked twice.

Dordt is now 4-14 in the GPAC and 13-29 overall. Northwestern is 26-20 and 10-8. Dordt will conclude its season on Thursday, April 26 when they travel to Dakota Wesleyan for a 1:30 doubleheader.

Dordt’s Vander Woude 5th After Day 1 Of Pentathalon At Drake Relays

Des Moines – Dordt  College junior Briana Vander Woude is in fifth place after day one of the pentathlon at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa.

Vander Woude used steady performances in the four events on Wednesday to stand fifth in the ten member field.  The Clara City, Minnesota native is the only non-NCAA Division I or unattached athlete in the field.

Vander Woude placed seventh in the 100 meter hurdles in :14.62; fourth in the high jump with a 5-5.25 performance; fifth in the shot put at 35-4 and seventh in the 200 meters in :25.68.

Day two of the event will feature the long jump, javelin and 800 meters.

Full results can be found here.

Sports Schedule For Thursday 4/26/12

Boys Golf

Siouxland Conference meet hosted by Rock Valley

Storm Lake and Spencer at Western

Harris Lake Park and E-LC at Spirit Lake

Girls Golf

Siouxland Conference meet hosted by Sibley Ocheyedan

Coed Golf

Remsen St Mary’s at West Sioux

HMS at Akron Westfield

South O’Brien at Spalding

Boys Soccer

West Sioux at Unity

MOC Floyd Valley at Western

Girls Soccer

Unity at West Sioux

Western at MOC Floyd Valley




MOC-FV Takes Boys Siouxland Conference Meet

Orange City — MOC-Floyd Valley was the host team and the top team in the Siouxland Conference meet held at Landsmeer Golf Club in Orange City Tuesday.

Here is how the rest of the teams fared:

MOC-Floyd Valley               153

Okoboji                                     156

Sibley Ocheyedan                157

Rock Valley                            167

West Lyon                               174

Sheldon                                    179

Central Lyon                          180

Sioux Center                           181

Boyden Hull                            193

GLR  No team score


Sheldon led by Garrett Lang and Brennan Vote with 43’s

Trevor Fiddelke                        45

Peter Fonkert                             48

Tom Brown                                  48

Chris Jansen                                51

Orab Girls Tops At Siouxland Conference Golf Meet

Rock Rapids — The Sheldon Orabs took top honors for the second day in a row at the Siouxland Conference Girls Golf meet, held at Rock River Golf Course in Rock Rapids Tuesday.  Here are the results:

Team Results:

1 – Sheldon – 183

2 – MOC-FV – 191

3 – Okoboji – 197

4 – Sioux Center – 200

5 – Central Lyon – 201

6 – Boyden-Hull – 208

7 – Rock Valley – 212

8 – Sibley-Ocheyedan – 221

9 – West Lyon – 223

George-Little Rock did not have a complete team.



1 – Alex Mankle – Okoboji – 38

2 – Kalyn Root – MOC-FV – 43

3 – Erin Abele – 43

4 – Carrie Wahlstrom – 43

5 – Karmen Vogt – Central Lyon – 43

6 – Jurnea Harberts – 44


Sheldon Cards:

1 – Erin Abele – 43

2 – Carrie Wahlstrom – 43

3 – Lindsey Nilles – 48

4 – Brittany Van Gorp – 49

5 – Rachel Abele – 52

6 – Katherine Bomgaars – 61

Dordt Drops Doubleheader To Dakota State

Madison, South Dakota — Dakota State beat Dordt College 16-5 in game one of a non-conference baseball doubleheader in Madison, South Dakota on Tuesday night.

The Trojans banged out 14 hits on the way to multiple runs in each of their first five turns on offense while Dordt got two runs in the second inning. Dordt was outhit 21-10.

Dordt College lost a 15-6 decision in game two of the doubleheader with Dakota.  The Trojans scored two in the first and five in the second before Dordt got on the board.

Dordt was outhit 14-6 with Aaron Parks getting two of the hits. Dekkers had the only other extra base hit for the Defenders other than Parks’ double.

Mark Nyhoff took the loss in the start for Dordt and Ryan De Wit and John Drenten each appeared in relief.

With the pair of losses, Dordt falls to  13-27 overall, and 4-12 in GPAC Conference Play.  Dakota State runs their season record to 25-24 with the pair of wins.