Hibbing chased Tech starter Trevor Koenig in the 4th inning and went on to upset 2nd seeded and previously unbeaten Tech 9-4 today at Dick Siebert Field in the Class 3-A State Tournament Quarterfinals.  Tech scored twice in the 2nd inning on a RBI double from Nick Schmitt and RBI single from Max Unze.  Schmitt added an RBI double in the 4th inning to cut the lead to 5-3.

Koenig allowed 5 runs in 3 1/3 innings to take the loss and drop to 10-1 this season.  Tech will play in the consolation semifinals at 12:30 Friday.

Photo - Dave Overlund