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Wartburg wins Iowa Conference baseball title with win over Coe

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WAVERLY (KWWL) -

Wartburg topped Coe in game one of a double-header 4-2 to clinch the outright Iowa Conference regular season championship.

The Knights overcame a 2-0 deficit after the top half of the first, rallying to take a 3-2 lead in the 3rd inning. .Wartburg added an insurance run in the 5th when Jake Thumann drilled a long blast in to a stiff wind that easily cleared the wall in left for a solo home run and a 4-2 lead.

Max Langheinrich picked up the win for the Knights who will enter next week's Iowa Conference tournament as the number one seed.

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