U-W Whitewater wins its opener in the N-C-A-A Division Three baseball tournament, with a 4-2 victory against Saint Norbert on Thursday. The Warhawks advanced in the winner’s bracket of the Midwest Regional at Whitewater, and they’ll play U-W La Crosse in the second round late this (Friday) afternoon while eighth seeded Saint Norbert would be eliminated if they lose to Saint Scholastica in a late morning start. Fourth seeded Saint Scholastica lost to fifth seed La Crosse 11-2 Thursday. Heath Renz was the winning pitcher in Whitewater’s “D” Three opener, striking out five in four innings as the Warhawks improved to 36-7. La Crosse is now 29-17 and Saint Norbert is 30-12.