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Amateur Baseball: Eagles clinch top spot in 9C

Jacob Torgerson slides into first base safely after dropping a bunt to advance runners against Hancock on Saturday, July 8. The Morris Eagles went 3-0 on the weekend in Land O' Ducks play to clinch the No. 1 seed in the Region 9C playoffs. (Brooke Kern / Stevens County Times)

Morris clinched the No. 1 seed in the Region 9C playoffs after its 10th straight Land O' Ducks win on Sunday, July 9. The Eagles went 3-0 on the weekend with wins over Minneota (3-1), Hancock (8-3), and Rosen (12-).

The Eagles wrap up the regular season by playing host to Clinton at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 14 and Ortonville at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 16.

Morris 3, Minneota 1

Minneota.......................000 000 010 – 1 8 3

Morris.............................300 000 000 – 3 5 0

HITTING – Minneota: No stats available… Morris: Bryce Jergenson 1-4 r, Kirby Marquart 1-2 r, Mac Beyer 1-4 2b rbi-2 r, Eric Asche 1-3, Noah Grove 1-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) – Minneota: No stats available… Morris: Jacob Torgerson (W) 9-8-1-1-0-8

Morris 8, Hancock 3

Morris...........................013 102 100 – 8 14 0

Hancock......................101 001 000 – 3 10 0

HITTING – Morris: Bryce Jergenson 2-5 r, Kirby Marquart 3-3 2b rbi-2 r, Mac Beyer 2-5 rbi, Tyler Henrichs 1-5 r, Tanner Picht 2-3 hr rbi-3 r, Brady Jergenson 3-4 r, Jacob Torgerson 2-4…Hancock: Andrew Shaw 1-4 r, Brendon Foss 2-5, Spencer Kidder 2-4 r, Matt Nesvig 1-5 rbi-2, Derrick Foss 1-4 r, Ross Haugen 2-4, Zach Copa 1-3 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) – Morris: Nate Wendorf (W) 6-7-3-2-1-2, Bryce Jergenson (Sv) 3-3-0-0-0-1… Hancock: Chandler Gramm (L) 6-11-7-7-1-1, Paul Preimesberger 3-3-1-1-0-2

Morris 12, Rosen 0

Morris.................031 521 0 – 12 19 0

Rosen..................000 000 0 – 0 4 4

HITTING – Morris: Bryce Jergenson 2-6 2b r, Kirby Marquart 1-4, Mac Beyer 4-5 2b rbi r-3, Tanner Picht 2-3 r, Ryan Beyer 3-3 2b-2 rbi r-2, Noah Grove 2-4 2b-2 rbi-r r-2, Brady Jergenson 2-4 r-2, Mitch Carbert 1-3 2b rbi-2, Toby Sayles 1-4 r, Nate Wendorf 1-1 rbi… Rosen: No stats available

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) – Morris: Nate Haseman (W) 7-4-0-0-1-5… Rosen: No stats available

Brooke Kern

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