Decorah Viking baseball team starts its 2020 season with two wins at Cresco

Posted: Wed, Jun 17, 2020 9:00 AM

The Decorah Viking baseball team Tuesday in Cresco won their first game, 8-4, before scoring 13 runs in the second game en route to a 13-3 victory and a doubleheader sweep.

In the second game, the Vikings pushed across four runs in the top of the first, followed by one run in the second, three runs in the third and five runs in the fourth.  Decorah had 9 hits, but was also helped by nine walks by Crestwood pitchers and five errors by Crestwood fielders.

Three Vikings had two RBIs in the game--Gunnar Steine, Brody Young and James Marx.  Seth Shindelar got the victory, giving up two runs in 3.1 innings.

The Vikings will now play their home opener Wednesday, facing South Winneshiek in a varsity/junior varsity doubleheader which begins at 5:00 p.m.