August 12, 2020

Stevens County Times

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Morris 18U splits in opening week

Morris' Austin Berlinger sets to fire a pitch during Thursday's game against Willmar at Bill Taunton Stadium. Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

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The Morris 18U baseball team opened up the Central Minnesota Independent League play last week by going 1-1. Morris fell to Willmar in the opener Thursday, July 9 and beat Kimball Friday, July 10.

The Central Minnesota Independent League is an 18-and-under summer baseball league set up by area coaches after the cancellation of the Legion baseball season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The league includes: Benson; BOLD; Granite Falls; Hector; Kimball; Melrose; Minnewaska; Montevideo; New London-Spicer; Redwood Falls; Sacred Heart/MACCRAY; Tri-Town (Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City); and Willmar.

Morris, now 1-1, played New London-Spicer Monday and play Tri-Town Thursday, July 16, at Chizek Field in Morris.

Read the full story in Tuesday’s e-edition here.

Brooke Kern