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Eagles shutout Walleyes in seven

The Morris Eagles easily swept the Wheaton Walleyes on Friday, June 20 in Wheaton.

The Eagles started in the first, putting up a four spot, then just kept plugging away adding runs every inning except the sixth to shutout the Walleyes 14-0 in seven innings.

Tanner Picht led the Eagles at the plate, going 4-4 with a home run and five RBI and scoring twice himself. Bryce Jergenson also had a three-run home run for his lone hit of the night, and Mac Beyer went 2-for-3, hitting two doubles for the Eagles.

Nate Gades got the credit for the W on the mound in the shutout. Gades pitched six innings and allowed just three hits while striking out four. Mitch Carbert finished off the final inning with a strikeout.

Next up for the Eagles is a home game against Montevideo on Wednesday, June 25 with the first pitch being thrown at 7:30 p.m.

Morris 14, Wheaton 0

Morris 413 320 1 – 14 12 1

Wheaton 000 000 0 – 0 3 1

HITTING – Morris: Tanner Picht 4-4 hr rbi-5 r-2, Kirby Marquart 1-2 rbi r, Ryan Beyer 1-4 r-2, Cole Riley 1-2 r-3, Eric Asche 1-1 2b rbi-2, Bryce Jergenson 1-4 hr rbi-3 r, Nate Haseman rbi r-2, Jamie Van Kempen 1-4 r, Mac Beyer 2-3 2b-2 rbi r

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) – Morris: Nate Gades (W) 6-3-0-0-1-4; Mitch Carbert 1-0-0-0-0-1

Brooke Kern

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