Tigers improve to 5-0 in baseball action
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta came out on top 14-12 in a slugfest Thursday in Paynesville.
Mac Beyer hit a two-run homer in the first inning to help the Tigers take a quick lead, but Paynesville came back to take a 9-5 lead in the third.
Paynesville walked the first two batters in the fourth and Tanner Picht followed with a three-run homer to cut the deficit to one.
The Tigers added four more in the fifth and sixth innings to put the game away.
The Paynesville pitching staff walked 13 batters.
Morris/C-A 14, Paynesville 12
Morris/C-A 311 522 0 — 14 13 4
Paynesville 153 030 0 — 12 15 3
Morris/CA: Tanner Picht 2-for-4, 3-run HR, Mac Beyer 3-for-4, 2 2b, HR, 5 rbi, Chandler Erickson 2-for-4, Jacob Torgerson 2-for-4, 2 rbi, 2b, Logan Manska 2-for-2, Bryce Jergenson 1-for-3, Tyler Henrichs 1-for-4, 2b
Paynesville: Caleb Burris 2-for-5, 2b, Nathan Meyer 3-for-4, 4 rbi, Matthew Quade 3-for-3, 2 rbi, Jordan Roos 1-for-3, Nick Dingmann 2-for-5, Trent Gertken 2-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) –
Morris/CA: Logan Manska (W)
Paynesville: Tanner Harder (L) 2-2-2-2-2-1