Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
JUNIOR LEGION BASEBALL
Morris 5, Starbuck 4
MORRIS – Will Bruer’s double in the bottom of the seventh scored Zach Bruns and Morris defeated Starbuck in walk-off fashion with a 5-4 win on Friday.
It capped a three RBI night for Bruer who had a two-run double earlier in the game, Bruns was 3-4 with an RBI and three runs, Brandon Jergenson added three hits and two runs.
Tristan Raths went the distance on the hill, allowing four runs on six hits for the win.
Derek Lohre and Mitchell Gruber each had a hit and an RBI for Starbuck, Aaron Ver Steeg took the loss, allowing five runs over 6.1 innings with eight strikeouts.
Starbuck 3, Morris 2
MORRIS – Starbuck salvaged a split by edging Morris 3-2 in game two of the doubleheader.
Derek Giese had the lone RBI for Morris while Brandon Jergenson suffered the loss in the three inning shortened game. Morris is now 2-3 on the season.