Tiger baseball team wins 1st round, plays Montevideo Tuesday
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta baseball team defeated Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove 5-1 in the first round of sub-section 3AA action Saturday in Montevideo.
Next up for the Tigers will be the Thunder Hawks on their home field in Montevideo on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
Montevideo shut out Redwood Valley 10-0.
The teams were scheduled to play Saturday, but the game was postponed due to rain.
Sam Mattson pitched a complete game, striking out eight.
The Tigers got on the board early with a run in the first inning, added another in the third to go up 2-0, and plated three runners in the fourth for the 5-1 final score.
The Tigers defeated the Montevideo 3-1 last week on Monte's field to deny the T-Hawks a share of the West Central Conference South title.
Morris/C-A 5, RRC/W-WG 1
RRC/WW-G...............000 100 0 -- 1 4 4
Morris/C-A (13-6).....101 300 x -- 5 5 1
RRC/WW-G: Taylor Vollmer 2-for-3, Logan Willhite 1-for-2, Dylan Bunting 1-for-3
Morris/C-A: Tom Holland 1-for-3, Tanner Picht 1-for-2, rbi, Chandler Erickson 1-for-3, rbi, Brody Bahr 1-for-3, Jordan Staples 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) --
RRC/WW-G: Bryan Bierl (L) 4-4-5-1-3-1; Colby Davis 2-1-0-0-1-1
Morris/C-A: Sam Mattson (W) 7-4-1-1-2-8