St. Norbert Falls to Carthage
From Sports Information Director, March 22, 2008 | Baseball
by Dan Lukes, firstname.lastname@example.org, (920) 403-4077
The Green Knights finish their season-opening Florida trip 6-3, while the Red Men are now an unblemished 10-0.
St. Norbert jumped out to a 2-1 lead after the first inning when a Cory Fuller RBI groundout drove in Adam Frost and Brett Birkholz's RBI single plated Mike Wallerich. Frost then stroked a solo home run in the bottom of the second inning for a 3-1 lead.
Carthage tied it 3-3 after five innings before breaking through for three runs in the sixth. Tony Rdzok's two run-single keyed the inning. The Red Men added three more runs in the eighth on Juan Acevedo's three-run home run to salt the game away.
Kyle Johnsen led St. Norbert at the plate, going 3-for-4. Frost, Birkholz and Jared Yost each had two hits. St. Norbert outhit Carthage 13-11.
Tony Jandron took the loss for the Green Knights, allowing 10 hits and nine runs in 7 1/3 innings.