WHITEWATER - The Whitewater Warhawks scored three runs in the first inning to defeat St. Norbert 4-2 in an NCAA Division Three first round baseball game at Prucha Field in Whitewater Thursday.
Whitewater (36-7) got run scoring doubles from Blake Fleischman and Steve Chamberlain. Matt Wary added a sacrifice fly for the third run in the first inning.
St. Norbert (30-12) scored runs in the third and fourth innings to close to within one, but Whitewater's Cal Aldridge had a two-out, RBI single to put the Warhawks ahead 4-2.
Whitewater will face La Crosse Friday afternoon at 4:30 in the double elimination tournament.