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Sam Mattson throws a pitch in the 5-4 win over the Clinton Cards last Friday, May 23 in Morris. Mattson got the win in the game, striking out eight batters.

Eagles win home opener

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The Morris Eagles debuted at Chizek Field in Morris on Friday, May 23. The Eagles took on the Clinton Cards and won 5-4.

A strong pitching performance and some two out hitting gave the Eagles a win on Friday night in Morris. Sam Mattson threw eight strong innings, scattering eight hits and striking out eight. Jake Torgerson slammed the door in the ninth, getting the save for the Eagles. Mattson was matched up against Land O Ducks division legend Mike Adelman in a pitchers duel.


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