Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director

JUNIOR LEGION BASEBALL

State Tournament

Esko 8, Morris 0
ST. CHARLES – Morris was limited to just two hits and never got a runner to third in an 8-0 loss to Esko on Friday at the Jr. Legion state baseball tournament from St. Charles.

Esko’s Noah Furcht tossed 6.1 innings of two-hit ball with 13 strikeouts, at one point retiring 15 straight batters.

At the plate Furcht led Esko by going 3-4 with an RBI triple and double.

Zach Bruns took the loss for Morris, giving up eight runs (five earned) on seven hits, walking four with two strikeouts.

Will Breuer singled in the first, but Morris didn’t have another baserunner until Brandon Jergenson’s single in the sixth, as they fall to 19-10 on the season.

Morris will face Luverne at 11:30 on Saturday in the consolation bracket.

Sacred Heart/MACCRAY 3, LaCrescent 0

Aitkin 3, Holy Family 2

St. Charles 4, Luverne 3

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