The Dutch Hoofdklasse semi-final round robin ended on Sunday with wins for the Vaessen Pioniers and the L&D Amsterdam Pirates. However Sunday’s losers DOOR Neptunus and Corendon Kinheim will play in the Holland Series.
The Pioniers defeated Kinheim 7-1 behind a three-run performance by Michael Duursma and just six hits allowed by the pitching staff. The Pirates edged out Neptunus 4-3 in ten innings, winning the extra inning 3-2. Kenny Berkenbosch singled in the winning run.
Sunday, August 12:
Corendon Kinheim – Vaessen Pioniers 1-7
L&D Amsterdam – DOOR Neptunus 4-3 (10)
Final Standings Semi-Finals:
- DOOR Neptunus 7-2 (reach Holland Series)
- Corendon Kinheim 4-5 (reach Holland Series)
- L&D Amsterdam 4-5
- Vaessen Pioniers 3-6