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Baseball: Tigers fall to Montevideo

Tanner Picht lays down a bunt to advance runners in the third inning Tuesday versus Montevideo.

Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta dropped a West Central Conference South game to Montevideo Tuesday at home.

Montevideo's Colton Vien struck out eight and led the ThunderHawks to a 3-0 victory.

With the game scoreless through the fourth inning, Montevideo pushed across a run in the top of the fifth when a runner reached second on a throwing error and was knocked in on a base hit by Joe Bednar.

The T-Hawks scored two more in the sixth when Brett Bergeson and Vien reached to lead off the inning. They scored on a throwing error and a suicide squeeze.

Sam Mattson took the loss for the Tigers with seven innings of work, allowing two earned runs and striking out five.

Montevideo 000 012 0 -- 3 5 1

Morris/CA 000 000 0 -- 0 4 5


Montevideo: Brett Bergeson 2-for-3, Jake Bednar 1-for-4, rbi, Colton Vien 1-for-4, Austin Hoehne 1-for-3, Jordan Thompson 0-for-2, rbi

Morris/C-A: Tanner Picht 1-for-2, Erickson 1-for-3, 2b, Bahr 1-for-3, Lincoln Berget 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) --

Montevideo: Colton Vien (W) 7-4-0-0-1-8

Morris/C-A: Sam Mattson (L 2-2) 7-5-3-2-2-5