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Tigers drop pair to Minnewaska

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Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta dropped two straight to Minnewaska Monday and Tuesday.

Minnewaska 13, Morris/C-A 2

The Tigers fell to Minnewaska 13-2 Monday at home.


Laker pitcher Mady Phillips struck out eight and gave up four hits and just one earned run.

Meanwhile, the Lakers put together a 14-hit attack, including a three-run homer in the fourth inning by Julie Helander.

Brianna Abril doubled for one of the Tigers’ four hits.

Minnewaska 103 402 3 — 13 14 3

Morris/C-A 100 000 1 — 2 4 3


Minnewaska: Mady Phillips 3-5, 3-2b, Julie Helander 3-5 2b 3-run HR 5-rbi, Allyssa Engfer 2-5 2-2b, Kacia Kollman 2-4 2b 3-rbi, Colleen Rutledge 2-4 2b, Shanae Suchy 1-3, Morgan Majerus 1-2

Morris/C-A: Brianna Abril 1-4 2b, Becca Holland 1-3, Abbie Olson 1-3, Sadie Fischer 1-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) –

Minnewaska: Mady Phillips (W) 7-4-2-1-3-8

Morris/C-A: McKenzie Van Batavia (L) 3.2-8-7-4-1-5, Brianna Abril 3.1-6-6-6-1-0

Minnewaska 2, Morris/C-A 1

On Tuesday the Tigers limited Minnewaska to four hits, but Madison Phillips outdueled McKenzie Van Batavia on the mound, for the Tigers’ second straight loss to the Lakers.

Julie Helander’s deep flyball to right and a misplayed groundball allowed Phillips and Lexi Amundson to score for the Lakers in the third.

Phillips earned another complete-game win. She didn’t walk a batter and struck out three while giving up seven hits.

Van Batavia didn’t give up an earned run, walked two and struck out two. Van Batavia scored the Tigers’ lone run after singling, stealing second and coming home on Abbie Olson’s single in the fourth. 

Morris/C-A 000 100 0 — 1 7 2

Minnewaska 002 000 X — 2 4 1


Morris/C-A: Brianna Abril 1-4, Becca Holland 1-3, McKenzie Van Batavia 2-3, Abby Olson 1-3 rbi, Sadie Fischer 2-3

Minnewaska: Madison Phillips 1-2, Lexi Amundson 2-3, Taylor Noetzelman 1-1

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) –

Morris/C-A: Van Batavia (L) 6-4-2-0-2-2

Minnewaska: Phillips (W) 7-7-1-1-0-3