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The Morris Area / Chokio-Alberta Tigers advanced to next step in Section 3AA playoff action after beating No. 6 Red Rock Central / Westwood-Walnut Grove and then No. 7 Benson who upended No. 2-seeded Montevideo 2-0 in the earlier game on Saturday, May 24. The Tigers now face No. 1-seeded from the South Fairmont today (Tuesday) in Marshall at 7 p.m. If they win, they play on Saturday, May 31. The loser plays an elimination game on Thursday, May 29. Both games will be held in Marshall.

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Morris/C-A 7, Red Rock 0

Six Tigers combined for 11 hits to cruise to a 7-0 sweep over Red Rock Central / W-WG in Montevideo last Saturday.

Joey Dufault led the Tigers, going 2-for-3 at the plate with a double and two RBI. Bryce Jergenson went 3-for-4 at the plate with a double and RBI. Corey Storck’s on base percentage was 100 percent in the game, including a single up the middle. Storck scored three times in the blanking of the Falcons.

Noah Grove pitched a complete game, striking out 10 batters and allowing just two hits.

Morris/C-A 8, Benson 4

The Tigers scored early and often, taking an 8-0 lead after four complete innings over the Benson Braves in game two action last Saturday. The Braves attempted to comeback from the deficit, but came up short as the Tigers ran away with the win 8-4.

Bryce Jergenson pitched a complete game, striking out 10 and allowing two unearned runs on seven hits for the Braves.

Bryce and Brady Jergenson both went 2-for-4 at the plate with Bryce Jergenson hitting his second double of the day. Ethan Stahman, Sean Amundson, Grove, and Storck all had a RBI for the Tigers and Stahman scored twice in the 8-4 victory.

For photos from these two games, please visit the MST Photo Store (link).

Morris/C-A 7, Red Rock 0

Red Rock 000 000 0 – 0 2 0

Morris/C-A 002 032 x – 7 11 1

HITTING – Morris/C-A: Bryce Jergenson 3-4, 2b, rbi, Joey Dufault 2-3 2b rbi-2, Ethan Stahman 2-3 rbi, Gage Backman 2-3 rbi-2, Corey Storck 1-2, r-3, Sean Amundson 1-2 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – Morris/C-A: Noah Grove 7-2-2-2-1-10

Morris/C-A 8, Benson 4

Benson 000 030 1 – 4 7 3

Morris/C-A 215 000 x – 8 9 1

HITTING – Morris/C-A: Bryce Jergenson 2-4 2b, Brady Jergenson 2-4, Noah Grove 1-4 rbi, Joey Dufault 1-2, Ethan Stahman 1-2 rbi r-2, Corey Storck 1-2 2b rbi, Sean Amundson 1-2 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – Morris/C-A: Bryce Jergenson 7-7-4-2-2-10

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