Cale Luzum gets ready to hit the ball (photos by decorahsports.com's Paul Scott)
The Decorah Viking baseball team scored two runs in the first inning and kept the scoring going after that, en route to a 6-3 home victory over Waverly-Shell Rock Tuesday night.
Brannan Hogan was the winning pitcher, notching eight strikeouts and issuing no walks. He was also 2-4 at the plate with one RBI. Drake Shelton also went 2-4, with a home run, a double, and two RBIs. Ian Smith also went 2-4, with a double and 2 RBIs.
The Vikings are now 3-1 on the season. They will travel to West Union for a game against North Fayette-Valley Wednesday night.
The Viking junior varsity also won Tuesday night, beating Waverly 4-3.