POTTERS IMPRESS

The coach of Morton baseball Team, Jeff Millard said that the Potters played extremely well. He usually does not show his emotions after victory or losing yet he could not resist after the Potters won by (20-4, 7-1). The Potters finished a complete home whitewash of Mid-Illini Conference in Washington last week, the expert coach could not help but exposed his emotions. It is no secret that superb pitching was considered the toast for Morton this period. But following Wednesday’s 10-4 victory over team Panthers, team Potters showed that they can strike the ball much better.

After Potter star Will Headean defeated Washington down with a score card of (19-5, 8-2) on Monday in a thrilling 3-0 shutout, the Potters fault went to work against the star of Washington Charlie Ludolph’s favor on Wednesday. 5 different Potters registered 2 or more knocks as Morton rammed out fourteen hits in the truimph. Millard said about his fault that the potters can really hit the ball well. He also added that they usually do not hit in this manner, but are capable of doing it when needed.

This season of Base Ball, the Potters have just a team member with a batting average of around .400 or more. Senior Matt Hungate goes into this week straight at .400. Brock Christianson has an average of .329, while Dakota Hill has an average of .316. Jordan Wanner who averages .307 and Brett Bispingwhose batting average is .300 are chief contributors on the Potters fault who are batting with an average of .300 or more.

After last week’s clean sweep of team Panthers, who got in as unvanquished in M-I play, the Potters are positioned in a first position tie with Limestone remains at the top of the conference rankings.