MITCHELL, S.D. -- Dordt broke open a close game with a 20-point second quarter en route to a 50-23 victory over Dakota Wesleyan here Saturday.
The Defenders led 6-3 after one quarter before quarterback Brock Lamle found Mark Ybarra-Brandt on an 11-yard touchdown strike. That was followed by TD runs of two and one yard from Charley Young and Keithen Drury to put Dordt up 26-3 at halftime.
Lamle would connect with Matthew Oh on a 63-yard pitch-and-catch in the third quarter and Lamle found Levi Jungling on a 49-yard strike in the fourth quarter.
Lamle threw for 217 yards and Jungling had seven catches for 142 yards.
Dordt had 461 yards of total offense while the Defender defense held DWU to 241. Dordt converted on 65 percent of its third downs while DWU was just 3 of 11 in the game.
Casey Byker led the Dordt defense with 11 tackles and an interception while David Kacmarynski had a half sack and an interception.
Dordt is now 4-2 overall and 3-2 in the GPAC while DWU falls to 1-6 and 0-5.