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Rox end Eagles' winning streak at nine

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The Morris Eagles amateur baseball team lost to the Ortonville Rox to end a nine-game winning streak.

Morris 21

Canby 2

The Eagles crossed home plate 21 times, while only allowing Canby two runs, to improve to 5-0 in Land O' Duck League play May 23 in Morris.

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The Knights struggled defensively but the Eagles also hit many hard balls. Eric Asche was 3-for-4 with a homer to get things going in the first inning. The former Rosen slugger also had four RBIs on the night.

The No. 9 hitter Tony Schultz broke out of a slump to go 3-for-5 with a double.

Adam Torkelson, Dan Folie, Norm Marquart, and John Lembcke also had multiple hits on the night.

Cory Marquart had five RBIs to get out of his mini-slump.

Chase Rambow battled control problems but settled in to not allow an earned run.

Carrington closed with two hitless innings.

Morris 11

New London-Spicer 6

The Eagles defeated the New London-Spicer Twins for the second time in two weeks 11-6 on May 28 in Morris.

The Eagles exploded out of the gate with four runs in the first and followed that with three in the second, two in the third, and two in the fourth.

Cory Marquart was 2-for-2 with a triple and a walk. He also had two RBIs.

Ross Haugen was2-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs.

Every Eagle starter collected a hit in the game.

Andy Lembcke started to get the win.

Asche followed with two innings of relief allowing his first run and hit of the year.

Carrington closed with two shut-out innings.

Defensively the the Eagles were stellar with no errors.

Morris 5

Madison 0

Morris had trouble scoring runs as the Mallards' Cody Reiffenberger held the Eagles scoreless through six innings on May 30 in Madison.

In the seventh inning, after a pitching change, the Eagles got started. Hottovy (filling in for the injured Asche) singled to left. With two outs and runners on first and second Andy Lembcke singled to score the first run of the game. Rob Sayles followed with a pop to short center that eluded all the fielders and ended up scoring on the play as a Mallard fielder threw the ball out of play.

In the eighth, Cory Marquart had a solo homer.

Defensively, the Eagles were solid once again behind the stellar pitching of Torkelson who pitched a complete game shut out allowing seven hits.

Ortonville 2

Morris 1

Morris left 15 runners on base in a 2-1 loss to Ortonville at home on May 31. Nine runners were in scoring position.

It was a rematch of a region game last year that went 15 innings before Morris won 3-2.

Both teams had chances early. Haugen and Rambow each had two hits for the Eagles.

Rambow was stellar on the mound allowing only one earned run while striking out eight.

Morris 21

Canby 2

The Eagles crossed home plate 21 times, while only allowing Canby two runs, to improve to 5-0 in Land O' Duck League play May 23 in Morris.

The Knights struggled defensively but the Eagles also hit many hard balls. Eric Asche was 3-for-4 with a homer to get things going in the first inning. The former Rosen slugger also had four RBIs on the night.

The No. 9 hitter Tony Schultz broke out of a slump to go 3-for-5 with a double.

Adam Torkelson, Dan Folie, Norm Marquart, and John Lembcke also had multiple hits on the night.

Cory Marquart had five RBIs to get out of his mini-slump.

Chase Rambow battled control problems but settled in to not allow an earned run.

Carrington closed with two hitless innings.

Morris 11

New London-Spicer 6

The Eagles defeated the New London-Spicer Twins for the second time in two weeks 11-6 on May 28 in Morris.

The Eagles exploded out of the gate with four runs in the first and followed that with three in the second, two in the third, and two in the fourth.

Cory Marquart was 2-for-2 with a triple and a walk. He also had two RBIs.

Ross Haugen was2-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs.

Every Eagle starter collected a hit in the game.

Andy Lembcke started to get the win.

Asche followed with two innings of relief allowing his first run and hit of the year.

Carrington closed with two shut-out innings.

Defensively the the Eagles were stellar with no errors.

Morris 5

Madison 0

Morris had trouble scoring runs as the Mallards' Cody Reiffenberger held the Eagles scoreless through six innings on May 30 in Madison.

In the seventh inning, after a pitching change, the Eagles got started. Hottovy (filling in for the injured Asche) singled to left. With two outs and runners on first and second Andy Lembcke singled to score the first run of the game. Rob Sayles followed with a pop to short center that eluded all the fielders and ended up scoring on the play as a Mallard fielder threw the ball out of play.

In the eighth, Cory Marquart had a solo homer.

Defensively, the Eagles were solid once again behind the stellar pitching of Torkelson who pitched a complete game shut out allowing seven hits.

Ortonville 2

Morris 1

Morris left 15 runners on base in a 2-1 loss to Ortonville at home on May 31. Nine runners were in scoring position.

It was a rematch of a region game last year that went 15 innings before Morris won 3-2.

Both teams had chances early. Haugen and Rambow each had two hits for the Eagles.

Rambow was stellar on the mound allowing only one earned run while striking out eight.

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