Back-to-back good nights; Vikings pick up two big wins to start week
Thursday, June 26, 2014 9:49 AM
The Decorah baseball team (11-8, 5-5 NEIC) rose to the call by Head Coach Dennis Olejniczak and produced back-to-back strong games to start the week.
Decorah Head Coach Dennis Olejniczak addresses his team before Monday’s NEIC contest. (Photos by Jennifer Bissell)
Monday the Vikings dispatched New Hampton (15-4, 6-4 NEIC) 12-2 in six innings. Decorah struck first with two runs in the second innings. However, the fireworks exploded in the fourth when Austin Ashbacher and Dustin Cary hit back-to-back solo home runs on the way to a seven-run frame.
“That’s something you hardly ever see in high school baseball,” remarked Olejniczak of the home runs. “They were two very well hit balls.”
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