The Morris Junior American Legion baseball team has played five of the last six days, including going 1-2 at the Starbuck tournament Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14, at Minnewaska Area High School in Glenwood.

Prior to the tournament, Morris beat Big Stone 18-4 Thursday, July 11, in Chokio, and fell to Starbuck 3-2 Friday, July 12, in Glenwood.

On Tuesday, July 16, Morris swept ACGC in the home finale, in Morris. Morris won 12-2 and 17-10.

Morris (13-6) hits the road for the regular season finale at BOLD Friday, July 19, in Olivia. Playoffs begin July 26.

Morris 18, Big Stone 4

An 11-run fourth inning allowed Morris to cruise to victory over Big Stone Thursday, July 11, in Chokio.

Morris pounded out 17 hits in the win, led by three from Dylan Rose. Zach Bruns, Mason Dougherty, Parker Bartels, Brady Backman and Derek Giese all had two hits each in the win.

Big Stone..........................004 000 - 4 3 1

Morris (10-3)..................040 (11)3x - 18 17 0

HITTING - Big Stone: NA... Morris: Zach Bruns 2-3 3b rbi-2 r-3, Dylan Rose 3-4 2b rbi r, Will Breuer 1-3 rbi-2 r, Riley Reimers 1-3 2b rbi-2 r, Jacob Boots 1-2 2b rbi r-2, Mason Dougherty 2-4 r, Toby Gonnerman 1-4 rbi r, Parker Bartels 2-3 3b rbi-2 r-3, Brady Backman 2-2 2b rbi r-2, Derek Giese 2-4 2b rbi-3 r-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) - Big Stone: NA... Morris: Breuer (W) 3-2-4-4-2-3, Rose 2-0-0-0-1-2, Gonnerman 1-1-0-0-0-0

Starbuck 3, Morris 2

Starbuck's Sam Hested had the walk-off single to give Starbuck the win over Morris Friday, July 12, in Glenwood.

It was Morris' fourth loss of the season.

Morris (10-4)..............000 020 00 - 2 4 2

Starbuck.........................000 020 01 - 3 6 2

HITTING - Morris: Brandon Jergenson 1-4, Zach Bruns 1-3 3b r, Derek Giese 1-3, Jacob Boots 1-3 r... Starbuck: Aaron Ver Steeg 2-2 r-2, Darion Alexander 3-3 2b r, Sam Hested 1-4 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) - Morris: Bruns (L) 8-6-3-1-4-9... Starbuck: Alexander (W) 8-4-2-0-3-15

Starbuck 7, Morris 6

In the opener of the Starbuck tournament Saturday, July 13, Starbuck withheld a comeback attempt by Morris in the seventh inning to edge a 7-6 victory.

Brandon Jergenson had three hits in the game to lead Morris.

Starbuck..........................024 010 0 -7 7 3

Morris (10-5)...............210 200 1 - 6 9 1

HITTING - Starbuck: Mitch Gruber 2-4 rbi, Aaron Ver Steeg 1-3, Sam hested 1-2 r-2, Derek Lohre 1-2 2b rbi r-2, Alec Larson 1-3 rbi, Hunter Johnson 1-3 rbi-2... Morris: Brandon Jergenson 3-4 rbi r-2, Zach Bruns 1-2 rbi r, Tristan Raths 1-3 rbi r, Riley Reimers 2-4 2b rbi-2, Derek Giese 1-3, Ross Marty 1-3 r-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) - Starbuck: Hested (W) 4.1-5-5-1-1-0, Lohre 2.2-4-1-1-0-2... Morris: Dylan Rose 1-0-0-0-1-0, Jergenson 1-2-2-2-2-0, Sam Kleinwolterink 1-2-4-4-4-0, Raths 4-3-1-0-0-2

Albany 13, Morris 2

Albany pounded out 18 hits to defeat Morris 13-2 in the second game of the day Saturday afternoon, in Glenwood.

Parker Bartels had an RBI single in the second inning and Zach Bruns led off the third with a solo home run for Morris' two runs in the game.

Albany..................................203 52 - 13 18 0

Morris (10-6)..................011 00 - 2 5 0

HITTING - Albany: NA... Morris: Zach Bruns 1-2 hr rbi r, Will Breuer 1-3, Mason Dougherty 1-2 r, Jacob Boots 1-2, Parker Bartels 1-2 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) - Albany: NA... Morris: Brett Hansen (L) 5-18-13-12-1-3

Morris 11, NL-Spicer 6

Morris was able to win the seventh-place game Sunday, July 14, in Glenwood. Morris topped New London-Spicer 11-6 thanks to 11 runs on 12 hits.

Zach Bruns and Derek Giese had two hits and two RBIs apiece to lead Morris at the plate.

Morris (11-6)................202 201 4 - 11 12 3

NLS.......................................210 003 0 - 6 7 1

HITTING - Morris: Riley Reimers 1-2 rbi r, Mason Dougherty 1-4 rbi r-2, Sam Kleinwolterink 1-2 rbi r, Zach Bruns 2-2 3b rbi-2 r, Durgin Decker 1-3 rbi r, Derek Giese 2-3 rbi-2 r, Parker Bartels 1-4 rbi r, Brady Backman 1-2 2b rbi-2, Jacob Boots 1-2 r, Brett Hansen 1-4... NLS: NA

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) - Morris: Bartels (W) 5.2-6-6-1-8-7, Giese 1.1-1-0-0-1-1... NLS: NA

Morris 12, ACGC 2

Three runs in the sixth was enough to put the 10-run rule into effort to give Morris a 12-2 win in game one of a doubleheader against ACGC Tuesday, July 16, in Morris.

Morris had a seven-run first inning to jump ahead early. Zach Bruns had three hits to lead Morris and Will Breuer had a two-run home run early in the game.

ACGC...................................000 200 - 2 1 2

Morris (12-6).................720 003 - 12 13 3

HITTING - ACGC: NA... Morris: Brandon Jergenson 1-4 r, Zach Bruns 3-4 3b-2 rbi r-3, Will Breuer 2-4 hr rbi-3 r-2, Riley Reimers 2-2 r-2, Mason Dougherty 1-4 r-2, Brady Backman 2-3 rbi r, Derek Giese 1-3, Ross Marty 1-3 rbi r

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) - ACGC: NA... Morris: Backman (W) 6-1-2-0-0-9

Morris 17, ACGC 10

Morris went for 17 runs in the first five innings to cruise to a 17-10 victory over ACGC in game two Tuesday, in Morris.

Eight different players had a hit for Morris. Brandon Jergenson, Sam Kleinwolterink, and Dylan Rose all had two hits each.

Morris (13-6)..............237 140 0 - 17 11 4

ACGC................................250 102 0 - 10 7 2

HITTING - Morris: Brandon Jergenson 2-5 2b rbi r-2, Zach Bruns 1-3 rbi r-3, Will Breuer 1-2 2b rbi-3 r-2, Riley Reimers 1-3 2b rbi-3 r, Sam Kleinwolterink 2-2 2b rbi r, Durgin Decker 1-4 rbi r-2, Dylan Rose 2-5 2b rbi-3 r-2, Josh Rohloff 1-3 r-2... ACGC: NA

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) - Morris: Josh Rohloff 1.2-3-7-4-5-1, Breuer (W) 5.1-4-3-1-5-5... ACGC: NA