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Riley's strikeout saves Tiger victory

Morris Area won a close 6-5 game at Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Monday.

Morris led 6-3 after scoring an unearned run in the top of the seventh. The Falcons rallied on Tiger errors and walks for two unearned runs to make it 6-5. Eric Riley relieved Tyler Hansen with the bases loaded and two outs and got the game-ending out on a strikeout.

The teams had five hits each and a combined 13 errors.

Cole Riley had two hits for Morris. Hansen, Ryan Beyer, and Travis Rinkenberger had the other three hits for the Tigers.

Trever Heining doubled twice for the Falcons and Mitch Tauer also had two hits.