|Date:||March 17, 2018|
|Time:||2:00 pm||Results:||8-3||Location:||Independence High School Field - Independence, Iowa|
Luther improved to 7-1 and won its fifth game in a row defeating St. Olaf College 8-3 in today's second game at Independence High School (IA).
Trailing 3-1 entering the bottom of the eighth, the Norse exploded for seven runs, that secured the come-from-behind win. Eleven batters stepped to the plate in the frame. Back-to-back doubles by Trent Athman and Jake Vogt provided four runs, while Bryce Hingst and Cole Jensen also drove in one run each.
Ross Hingst was credited with a win in relief. Hingst threw the final five innings and did not allow a run, while giving up four hits, walking two and striking out two. Hingst is now 2-0.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586