Tigers fall into second-place tie
Morris Area fell out of first place in the West Central Conference South with an 8-3 loss at BOLD Tuesday. The Tigers were leading the conference race with a 4-0 record, but after losing two straight they fall into a second-place tie with Montevideo as Lac qui Parle Valley takes over the lead alone.
For the Tigers, Cole Riley's groundout and Jon Jallo's single in the sixth drove in two runs for Morris. Riley earlier singled in a run in the fourth.
BOLD's Alex Gay went 3-for-3 and Shawn Dollerschell had solid performances at the plate and on the mound to help BOLD.
After Tyler Hebrink reached on an error and Zach Remillard drew a walk, Dollerschell slugged a two-run double and Gay followed with a run-scoring double to give BOLD a quick 3-0 lead after one inning of play.
Dollerschell limited the Tigers to five hits while giving up only one earned run and striking out three to pick up the win.
Hebrink later legged out an RBI triple in the fourth. Kyle Krause also knocked in a run for the Warriors.
With the win, BOLD improved to 4-3 in the conference and 6-3 overall.