Eagles' winning streak ends at 7
The Morris Eagles amateur baseball team kept an unbeaten record going with a win over Clinton June 5, but were shut out at the St. Cloud tournament to pick up two losses on the season.
The Eagles remained undefeated with a Land O' Ducks Wood League win on a cold Friday night in June.
Chad Christianson pitched an hour and half game, giving up five hits and one walk, while striking out seven.
The Eagles' bats were hot as they pounded out 13 hits. Kirby Marquart led the offense with three hits. Ross Haugen, Eric Asche, and Matt Carrington had two apiece.
Asche led the team with three RBIs and hit the only double for the Eagles.
Haugen stole two bases and Kirby Marquart had one stolen base.
Morris ran into a tough pitcher in the opening game of the St. Cloud Tourney Saturday, June 6 when the Eagles lost their first game of the season 6-0 to the St. Cloud Snappers.
The Eagles could only muster one hit and that was by Kirby Marquart.
Andy Lembcke went the distance, but had control issues while walking 10 and hitting one batter. He allowed five hits, six earned runs, but struck out eight.
The Eagles gave up five runs in the second inning, but held the Snappers to only one more run that came in the fifth.
On Sunday, the Eagles were once again shut out, this time 5-0 by the Midway Snurdbirds. The loss ended the tournament action for the Morris Eagles.
The Eagles struggled getting any offense going. John Lembcke, Matt Wohlers, and Tony Schultz had the only hits for Morris. Wohlers and Schultz had doubles.
The Eagles gave up four runs in the fourth inning.
Adam Torkelson went the distance, but wasn't given any run support for his effort. He gave up five runs, two earned, on five hits and six walks, while striking out seven.