Viking baseball team beats Charles City

Posted: Thu, Jun 21, 2018 9:33 AM

The Decorah and Charles City baseball teams traveled to New Hampton on Wednesday for a doubleheader, due to field conditions in Charles City.

In Game 1 the final score was Decorah 17, Charles City 8.

Tom Knoke was the winning pitcher for the Vikings. Knoke pitched 5 and 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and throwing 8 strikeouts. Drake Shelton went 3 for 5, including a triple, a double, and 2 RBI's. Dawson Holkesvik went 3 for 5, with a double, and scored 3 runs. Kailer McCabe went 2 for 4, had 3 RBI's, and a stolen base. Jace Johnson had a double, and 4 RBI's. Cael Luzum had a triple, and 3 RBI's.

Game 2 got rained out and the make up date is TBD.

The Vikings are now 12-3 overall and 8-2 in the conference.

The baseball team will travel to Osage to play against Charles City on Thursday. Game start time is 3:30 p.m.