The Ladue Rams had to overcome 3 runs by Lutheran South in the visitors half of the third and went on to post an 8-3 win over the Lancers of Lutheran South Thursday at their West Ladue campus field.
The Rams banged out 14 hits, had 7 RBIs as Ewald went five frames and C.J. Goeckner came in to shut down the Lancers in the last two frames.
This was a big game for Ewald, center fielder Lex Kaplan and right fielder Levi Greenberg at the plate.
Kaplan delivered an RBI single in the first; Ewald smacked a double up the middle for 2 RBIs in the fourth and Greenberg was on base 3 of 4 times at the plate.
Coach Rob Garrett pronounced this a quality win over a strong opponent. Lutheran South is 12-6 this season.
Saturday, Patch.com will recount the victory; and have interviews with players and coach and find out what's next for the rest of the season.