Prep Baseball: MACCRAY 3-0 to win Morris Invite
MORRIS -- MACCRAY stayed unbeaten on the season, edging Pelican Rapids 8-7 Saturday morning and then beating Morris 10-6 in a two-day round-robin tournament.
MACCRAY (8-0) whiped West Central 11-1 on Friday.
Morris lost to Pelican Rapids 7-1 on Friday, then beat West Central 9-7 on Saturday.
MACCRAY 8, Pelican Rapids 7
The Wolverines rapped 12 hits, including two each by Brandon Madsen, Tyler Dammann, Caleb Hansen and Dylan Aeikens.
Jordan Ruter worked the first five innings for the win, allowing four hits and six earned runs, while walking six and striking out six. Caleb Hansen pitched one inning for the save.
Ian-Eric Lindberg went 4-for-4 and drove in six runs for Pelican Rapids
MACCRAY 314 000 0 -- 8 12 2
Pelican Rapids 103 300 0 -- 7 6 0
HITTING - MACCRAY: Brandon Madsen 2-for-3, 2 runs, rbi; Tyler Dammann 2-for-3, rbi; Jordan Smith 1-for-3, rbi; Tyler Wrede 1-for-4, rbi; Jordan Ruter 1-for-2, rbi; Caleb Hansen 2-for-3, rbi; Dylan Aeikens 2-for-4; Ethan Pauling 1-for-3, rbi ... Pelican Rapids: Tyden Storrusten 2-for-3, 2 runs, rbi; Ian-Eric Lindberg 4-for-4, 2 2b's, 6 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- MACCRAY: Jordan Ruter (W) 5-4-7-6-6-6, Jordan Smith Zc-1-0-0-0-0, Shaun Condon Xc-0-0-0-2-0, Caleb Hansen (S) 1-1-0-0-1-1 ... Pelican Rapids: Andy Sorum (L) 2-6-4-4-1-0, Brian Guler 5-6-4-4-1-3
MACCRAY 10, Morris 6
Dylan Aeikens drove in three runs and Brandon Madsen knocked in two as the Wolverines outslugged Morris.
Kelly Siverhus picked up the win in relief. Jordan Smith got the save with 22/3 innings of scoreless relief.
Madsen and Tyler Dammann had two hits apiece.
Ryan Beyer went 2-for-4, with a double and an RBI for Morris. Derek Henrich drove in two runs.
MACCRAY 006 003 1 -- 10 10 2
Morris 020 040 0 -- 6 7 3
HITTING - MACCRAY: Brandon Madsen 2-for-5, 2b, 2 sb's, 2 rbi; Tyler Dammann 2-for-5, 2 sb's, rbi; Jordan Smith 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Tyler Wrede 1-for-4, 2 sb's; Kelly Siverhus 1-for-2, 2 runs; Caleb Hansen 1-for-1, 2 runs, rbi; Dylan Aeikens 1-for-4, 2b, 3 rbi; Ethan Pauling 1-for-3 ... Morris: Ryan Beyer 2-for-4, 2b, rbi; Nate Gades 1-for-4, rbi; Eric Riley 1-for-3, 2 runs; Tanner Berning 1-for-2, rbi; Derek Henrich 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Tanner Rohloff 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- MACCRAY: Caleb Hansen 2-2-2-2-1-0, Kelly Siverhus (W) 2Zc-3-4-3-1-2, Jordan Smith (S) 2Xc-2-0-0-0-3 ... Morris: Eric Riley (L) 4-7-6-4-5-5, Ryan Beyer 2Xc-3-4-4-5-4, Matt Gades Zc-0-0-0-1-0
Morris 9, West Central 7
Dustin Sauter pitched 32/3 innings of scoreless relief, striking out seven, to spark the Tigers.
Eric Riley was 2-for-2 with a triple and two RBI for Morris. Sauter also had two hits and Ryan Beyer drove in two runs.
West Central 214 000 0 -- 7 9 4
Morris 350 010 x -- 9 10 3
HITTING - West Central: Alan Strom 3-for-3, 2 rbi; Brent Anderson 2-for-3, 2 rbi; Bryce Olson 2-for-4, 2 2b's, Mike Gerber 2-for-4, 2 2b's ... Morris: Tyler Hansen 1-for-4, 3b; Ryan Beyer 1-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Dustin Sauter 2-for-4; Eric Riley 2-for-2, 3b, 2 rbi; Jon Jallo 1-for-3; Tanner Berning 1-for-3, 2b
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- West Central: Tucker Belgum 3-8-8-*-0-2, Eric Erickson 3-2-1-1-1-4 ... Morris: Josh Taylor 3Zc-9-7-6-2-1, Dustin Sauter (W) 3Xc-2-0-0-1-7
Late Friday results Pelican Rapids 7, Morris 1
Tyler Hansen led off the bottom of the first inning with a single and that was the lone hit the Tigers would have off Dana Johnson, who walked two and struck out seven.
Pelican Rapids 300 022 0 -- 7 7 2
Morris 010 000 0 -- 1 1 5
HITTING - Pelican Rapids: Brian Guler 2-for-4; Tyden Storrusten 2-for-3; Eric Shulstad 2-for-4 ... Morris: Tyler Hansen 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Pelican Rapids: Dana Johnson (W) 7-1-1-1-2-7 ... Morris: Tyler Hansen (L) 5Zc-5-6-2-4-2, Josh Taylor 1Xc-2-1-1-0-2