|Date:||March 20, 2017|
|Time:||10:00 am||Results:||12-13||Location:||Kino Sports Complex, Tucson, Arizona|
Luther and Allegheny (PA) combined for 33 hits and 25 runs this morning in Tucson, Arizona. Luther was on the wrong end of the scoreboard as it was defeated 13-12.
The Norse held an 11-8 lead after scoring six runs in the bottom of the sixth. Allegheny answered with a run in the seventh and retook the lead after scoring four times in the top of the ninth. Trailing by two (13-11) entering its last at-bat, Luther came up one run short of sending the game into extra frames.
Joe Sullivan led the Norse offensive attack going 4-for-5 and driving in three runs. Jon Opdahl (3-5), Joe Silversmith (2-3) and Jake Halverson (2-4) also had multiple hit efforts.
The loss gives Luther an overall record of 6-3. The Norse will have tomorrow off and then play a double header (2x7) against Carthage College on Wednesday. Start time is 10:00 a.m. MST.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586