The sophomore smashed a line drive single in the bottom of the seventh inning with one out and the bases loaded to knock in the game-winning run as the Tomahawks beat Stanwood 3-2 on Thursday.
Another sophomore, Cody Anderson, pitched six solid innings for MP before running into a little trouble in the sixth, allowing the Spartans to tied the score at 1. In the bottom of the sixth, MP's Brandon Moser doubled in Luton with one out to regain the lead.
Stanwood would tie the game again in the top of the seventh when pinch hitter Andrew Bloom hit a sacrifice fly with the bases loaded. MP reliever Chad Mullins coaxed the next batter to fly out to end the threat, setting up Luton's heroics.
Marysville Pilchuck (4-0 in Wesco North) travels to Snohomish (3-1) today at 4 p.m. in a key Wesco North battle.
At Marysville Pilchuck H.S.
Stanwood 000 001 1--2 4 0
Marysville Pilchuck 001 001 1--3 8 2
Chad Larson, Curtis Hushagen (7), Connor Martin (7) and Austin Lindell. Cody Anderson, Chad Mullins (7) and Kacey Walker. WP--Mullins (2-0). LP--Hushagen. 2B--John Naff (MP) 1, Brandon Moser (MP) 1. Records--Stanwood 0-4 league, 2-5 overall. Marysville Pilchuck 4-0, 7-1.
More High Schools Headlines
Prep boys soccer: Orcas Island 6, Grace Academy 1 Prep diving: Wesco Dive Qualifier Prep boys tennis: 2A District Tournament Arlington beats Marysville Pilchuck to clinch at least share of 3A North Lake Stevens scores early, often in 42-7 rout of Mariner Snohomish tops Kamiak 48-28 Prep football: Edmonds-Woodway 41, Shorewood 0 Prep football: Darrington 38, Tekoa-Rosalia 36
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