The Morris Eagles punched their ticket to the Class C State Tournament after defeating unbeaten Dumont 3-1 in Region 9C amateur baseball action Saturday, Aug. 3, in Madison.

The Eagles will play for the Region 9C championship Sunday, Aug. 11, in Rosen. Both teams that play in the championship will advance to the state tournament.

Morris beat No. 2-seeded Minneota 7-2 Friday, Aug. 2 and Dumont beat Chokio 2-1 to set up Saturday’s game with a state berth on the line.

Morris hasn’t been to the state tournament since 2015.

In other action Saturday, Hancock was eliminated with an 11-6 loss to Dawson and Cottonwood was eliminated after falling to Clinton 8-3.

On Sunday, Aug. 4, Chokio stayed alive in the postseason with a 7-6 win over Dawson and Clinton eliminated Minneota after beating them 2-0.

Clinton will play Chokio at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, in Rosen. The winner will face Dumont at 3:30 p.m. The winner of the 3:30 p.m. game will automatically advance to the Class C State Tournament and will play Morris for the Region 9C title Sunday, Aug. 11, in Rosen.

Dumont 2, Chokio 1

Chokio 000 000 100 – 1 4

Dumont 001 000 001 – 2 8

HITTING – Dumont: NA… Chokio: Alex Erickson 1-4, Zach Howe 1-4, Chandler Vogel 2-4

PITCHING – Dumont: Jordan Roos (W)... Chokio: Chandler Erickson (L)

Chokio 7, Dawson 6

Dawson 211 002 000 – 6 14

Chokio 102 200 002 – 7 7

HITTING – Dawson: NA… Chokio: Chandler Erickson 1-4 r, Alex Erickson 1-3 rbi r, Zach Howe 1-3 2b rbi r, Tom Holland 1-3 2b rbi-2, Chandler Vogel 1-3, Ethan Bruer 2-4 2b r

PITCHING – Dawson: NA… Chokio: Todd Woelfel 3-6-4-4-0-1, Vogel 3-4-2-1-3-0, Kyle Athey 2-4-0-0-0-0, Alex Erickson (W) 1-0-0-0-0-1