Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
Morris 11, Madison 5
MORRIS – Morris jumped on Madison early and never took their foot off the gas in a 11-5 victory from Chizek Field in the Morris Fall Baseball League opener on Tuesday.
Morris collected 11 hits as a team and led 8-0 before Madison got on the board.
Morris scored in five of their six at-bats, led by Brandon Jergenson, who on top of making some impressive plays in the field at shortstop, went 2-2 with three walks, two RBI’s and three runs at the plate.
Sam Kleinwolterink and Zach Bruns each finished 2-4 with two RBI’s for Morris, Will Breuer and Durgin Decker each had two hits and a run.
Tristan Raths earned the win, allowing one earned run over four innings.
Minnewaska 12, Benson 2 (5 Inn)
MORRIS – Darion Alexander struck out seven over five quality innings, Aaron VerSteeg drove in three runs and Minnewaska earned a 12-2 victory over Benson in their fall league opener from Rambow Field.
Alexander and VerSteeg each had two hits for Waska, Josh Lindemann led Benson with with two hits.
Hancock 17, Montevideo 6 (4 Inn)
MORRIS – Hancock erupted for eight runs in the third inning, taking advantage of five Montevideo errors for a 17-6 victory in four innings from Chizek Field.
Hancock had 14 hits as a team, led by Davin Rose who went 2-3 with three RBI’s and two runs scored.
Devan Schroeder was 2-2 with two RBI’s and three runs, Preston Rohloff had two hits and an RBI with two runs, Dane Schroeder doubled and knocked in a pair of runs while scoring twice.
Kody Berget earned the win in relief, tossing 1.1 innings and allowing a run on a hit with three walks and three strikeouts.
Taylor Hanson started, giving up five runs on a hit, five walks and a strikeout over 2.2 innings.