Gearing up for the postseason; Vikings start playoffs Friday with Charles City
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 10:32 AM
The win streak was improved to five games as the Decorah baseball team (18-10, 11-7 NEIC) picked up three victories to close the week.
Bryton Meyer had a grandslam and six RBI in the first game against Charles City Friday.
The Vikes took one from West Delaware in extra innings Wednesday and grabbed two conference victories Friday.
Decorah finishes the season at 11-7 in the Northeast Iowa Conference, second only to Waverly-Shell Rock.
Wednesday the Vikings traveled to West Delaware (27-6), winning 5-2 in nine innings.
West Delaware struck first with a run in the bottom of the second. The Vikings answered with two in the top of the third, with West Delaware coming back with a run in the third to make it 2-2. The Vikings finally got the win in the top of the ninth. Brady Dawley started the inning with a walk, with Bryce Pierce coming in to run for him. Brett LaRue came in as a pinch hitter and singled sharply to advance the runners. Collin Nimrod sacrificed, but the throw went past first, allowing Pierce to score and moving LaRue and Nimrod to third and second, respectfully. Following a pop out, Cole Svestka doubled in LaRue and Nimrod.
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