Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
CLASS C STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT
Watkins 3, Morris 1
DELANO – Watkins plated three runs in the top of the eighth to defeat Morris 3-1 at the Class C State Baseball Tournament from Delano on Sunday.
Mac Beyer’s RBI single in the bottom of the sixth to score Ryan Beyer gave the Eagles a 1-0 lead, but the Clippers pulled ahead in the eighth on Brendan Ashton’s two-run single, followed by another run scoring hit from Matt Geislinger.
Jake Torgerson suffered the loss for the Eagles, tossing 7.2 innings, allowing three runs on seven hits with two walks and six strikeouts. Chandler Erickson tossed 1.1 innings of scoreless relief.
Mac Beyer finished 2-4 at the plate, Ryan Beyer had the only other hit for Morris who’s season comes to an end.
Geislinger went the distance for the Clippers, giving up a run on three hits while striking out 11 and issuing just one walk.