Thursday, May 31, 2018

Baseball updates from Morris

With four innings complete, the No. 2-seeded B-B-E Jaguars baseball team has a 3-1 lead over top-seeded Border West. The game, which is being aired on 95.7 KKOK of Morris, is being played at the Chizek Field baseball stadium near the University of Minnesota-Morris campus.

This is a winner's bracket game...let's keep it rolling, Jaguars!!

Final score!! B-B-E 3, Border West 1. Sophomore Jackson Peter got the win in five-and-one-third innings of work on the mound with six strikeouts, three hits and three walks.

Border West is a baseball coop made up of players from the high schools of Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley, Wheaton Area and Herman-Norcross. The Buccaneers are 13-4 overall and play Pelican Rapids next Tuesday in the elimination bracket of Section 6A.

Next for us!! The Jaguars (12-10) play on Tuesday, June 5 at 5 p.m. at Marthaler Chevrolet stadium at Minnewaska Area high school. The opponent will be New York Mills. Spread the word!!

Below is video from the bottom of the sixth inning against Border West:

In the elimination bracket, West Central Area (13-6) defeated Ortonville 9-2 to keep their season going into next week.

Other baseball and fastpitch playoff scores on Thursday, May 31:
*Pipestone Area 3, Minnewaska Area 1 (8 innings) - Section 3AA baseball elimination bracket; the Brian Gruber-coached Lakers see their season come to a close with a 16-8 overall record (2-2 playoffs); Coach Gruber is a 1986 graduate of Belgrade-Elrosa high school
*Section 6A playoffs...West Central Area beat Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 22-1 in the elimination bracket final; in the Section 6A championship series, the WCA Knights lost 15-1 to see their season end with the best-ever school record of 20-6.


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