Eagles make region play-offs with two weekend wins
Eagles gain 1st
The Morris Eagles came away with a Victory against the Clinton Cards on a beautiful Saturday night in Morris. Morris scored 2 in the 2nd inning and 1 in the 3rd and 5th innings while the Cards scored there only runs in the 7th. Cory Marquart and Craig Knochenmus lead the Eagles offense with a single and a double a piece and Eric Asche had a triple with an RBI. Chad Christianson pitched the first 7 innings and then gave way to Knochenmus to earn the tough save.
Region 9C ticket!
The Morris Eagles ensured themselves of at least playing two more weeks as they have earned the right to play in the region 9C playoffs. Next weekend the Eagles will have a seeding game on Sunday against the winner of the game that will be played on Saturday night. The winner of Dumont or Chokio will join the Eagles in the Region 9C tournament. The Eagles took advantage of 5 Dumont errors to beat them 4-2. The Eagles didn't commit an error themselves. Ross Haugen, Josh Griffith and Cory Marquart each had 2 hits a piece. Adam Torkelson pitched 8 and 1/3 innings to earn the win and Matt Carrington pitched the other 2/3 to earn the Save. Torkelson kept the Saints off balance all game as he fought control problems early.