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Eagles add two wins to streak

Morris,Minnesota 56267
Morris Sun Tribune
Eagles add two wins to streak
Morris Minnesota 607 Pacific Avenue 56267

The Morris Eagles amateur baseball team improved to 6-1 on the season with wins over Dumont and Starbuck.

Morris 3

Dumont 2

With a 4-0 record in Land O' Ducks League action, the Eagles took sole possession of first place with a 3-2 win over Dumont May 18.

Chad Christianson pitched a complete game allowing only one earned run and striking out six.

Morris struggled a little bit defensively committing four errors.

A highlight of the game came in the fifth inning when with two outs Matt Carrington dove to tip a hard ground ball to short stop Tony Schultz who in turn threw out the runner at first.

Offensively Dan Folie was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Chase Rambow had two hits along with Cory Marquart and Adam Torkelson.

The game ended when Ross Haugen was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded and two outs.

Morris 9

Starbuck 4

Andy Lembcke pitched five innings allowing three earned runs while striking out five to get the 9-4 win over Starbuck on May 21.

Adam Torkelson picked up the save striking out eight and not allowing a run in four innings of work.

Defensively the Eagles were a little shaky committing three errors.

Offensively Kirby Marquart led the charge going 3-for-4 including a double and four RBIs.

Chase Rambow was 2-for-4 and veteran Todd Hottovy was 2-for-3.

The Eagles totaled 10 hits in all.

agles Explode, Hammer Knights

Canby got run over by a hot Eagles squad friday night as the Eagles crossed home plate 21 times. The Knights struggled defensively but the Eagles also hit many hard balls. Eric Asche was 3-4 with a homer to get things going in the first inning. The former Rosen slugger also had 4 rbi's on the night. 9 hitter Tony Schultz broke out of a slump to go 3-5 with a double. Torkelson, Folie, Norm Marquart, and John Lembcke also had multiple hits on the night. Norm had a whopping 5 rbi's to get out of his mini-slump. Chase Rambow battled control problems but settled in to not allow an earned run. Carrington closed with 2 hitless innings. The Eagles get Memorial Weekend off and now have a 7-1 record with 7 straight wins and are now 5-0 in league

Morris Sun Tribune Staff