Tigers improve to 8-0 with win over Melrose
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta extended its undefeated record with a 2-0 win over Melrose at Chizek Field Tuesday.
Jake Torgerson held Melrose to just four singles, while striking out six and not issuing a walk, in a 76-pitch performance over seven innings of work.
On the offensive side, Bryce Jergenson had three hits for the Tigers.
The game took only an hour and 15 minutes to complete and saw the Tigers score twice in the third. Jergenson doubled to lead off the frame and Lincoln Berget then drew the second of his three walks. Logan Manska moved over the runners with a sacrifice bunt and Tom Holland grounded out to knock in Jergenson with the game’s first run. Berget then scored on a wild pitch.
Tyler Henrichs added two hits for the Tigers.
Morris/C-A 2, Melrose 0
Melrose 000 000 0 — 0 4 1
Morris/C-A 002 000 X — 2 6 0
Melrose: Austin Schoenberg 1-3, Trevor Sawyer 1-3, Ty Reller 1-3, Anthony Welle 1-2
Morris/C-A: Bryce Jergenson 3-3, Tyler Henrichs 2-3, Chandler Erickson 1-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) –
Melrose: Mitch Reller (L)
Morris/C-A: Jake Torgerson (W) 7-4-0-0-0-6