Before Monday, Roland-Story had been to the state baseball tournament once, 1992. None of the current players were even been born yet. The appearance back in ’92 resulted in a quarterfinal loss, 1 and done.
Monday the Norsemen made some history, beating Mt. Vernon 2-1 for the first state tournament win ever.
Zach Hovick pitched a complete game 5 hitter, striking out 5.
Roland-Story advances to the semifinals where they’ll face Dyersville Beckman Thursday night.