The Luther College Norse won its opening round game in the NCAA Division III baseball tournament 3-1 over Augustana of Illinois.  

Sophomore Adam Kohls of Hampton pitched a complete game five-hitter. He walked four and struck out four, giving up one unearned run. Kohls threw 146 pitches in his eighth victory of the season.

Alex Ross of Prescott, Wisconsin broke a 1-1 tie at the bottom of the seventh inning with a two-out, two-run single for Luther.

The Norse are now 30-9.  The tournament’s being played in Bloomington, Illinois.