SPORTS: Tourney part of season starts for Belle Plaine and Benton teams

Belle Plaine Softball

Belle Plaine’s Lillian Fowler/Phillippe throws in action against HLV Monday, July 13. HLV won in district softball action in Victor. Photo by Les Jacobi.

Monday, July 13, 2020, at Victor

Class 1A – Region 8 First Round

HLV (5-9) 7, Belle Plaine (7-10) 5

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Belle Plaine had 10 hits in the tourney game. Alyssa Tegeler had 2 RBIs. Tori Hlas was 2 for 4 with a double and 2 RBIs. Kiley Alcott was 2 for 4. Jacey Reineke was 2 for 4 with 1 RBI. The team had 1 error. Breanna Cook threw for 4 2/3 innings and took the loss, allowing 6 hits, 4 earned runs, walking 1, hitting 1 batter and striking out 5. Alcott threw for 1 1/3 innings, allowed 3 hits, 3 earned runs, walked 0 and struck out 1.

HLV at Lisbon (17-3) Wednesday, July 15, at 7 p.m.

Belle Plaine Baseball

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School

1A – Substate 5 Quarterfinal

Gladbrook-Reinbeck (9-7) 11 , Belle Plaine (3-10) 5

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The Plainsmen had 9 hits on the second-round tournament game. Jaxon Kressley had 1 RBI. Trevin Straight was 2 for 4. Jack Schwenn was 2 for 3. Patrick Shaull had 1 RBI. Kanyon Schwab and Jackson Tegeler also had 1 RBI each. The team had 1 error. Noah Bachelder threw for 4 innings, allowed 4 hits, 2 runs (1 earned), walked 1, hit two batters and struck out 4. Chase Wickwire threw for 1 inning, allowed 0 hits and struck out 2. Straight took the loss after throwing for 1 inning, allowing 4 hits, 9 runs (4 earned), and walking 3.

Benton softball

Katelyn Buscher winds up for a pitch against Iowa Falls-Alden.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at Van Horne

Class 3A – Region 5 Quarterfinal

7 p.m. Iowa Falls-Alden (6-7) vs. Benton (13-8)

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Benton had 14 hits in the opening round tournament game in Van Horne. Alyse Harvey was 2 for 2 with 2 RBIs. Gabby McGee had a double and 1 RBIs. Jessa DeMoss was 2 for 2 with a double and 2 RBIs. Megan Gorkow had a 3-run home run. Katelyn Buscher had 1 RBI. Jaden Thys was 2 for 2 with a double and 2 RBIs. Brielle Hogan was 2 for 2 with a double and 1 RBI. Sarah Gorkow also had 1 RBI. The team had 1 error. Buscher was the winning pitcher, throwing 3 innings, allowed 2 hits, 2 runs, and striking out 6.

Friday, July 17, 2020, at Solon

Class 3A – Region 5 semifinal

Benton (14-8) 3, Solon (20-13) 2

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Benton had 7 hits in the tournament game. Katelyn Buscher had a home run and 2 RBIs. Jaida Lyons added 1 RBI. The team had 6 errors. Solon had no errors. Buscher was the winning pitcher, throwing 7 innings, allowing 8 hits, 2 runs (1 earned), walking two and striking out 2.

Monday, July 20, 2020

Class 3A regional championship at Williamsburg

Benton (15-8) vs. Williamsburg (22-4)

Benton baseball

Monday, July 13, 2020, at Van Horne

Benton 9, Center Point-Urbana (9-10) 3

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Benton had 10 hits in the first game. Turner Schroeder was 2 for 2 with a double. Ian Rupp was 2 for 4 with 2 RBIs. Cade Timmerman was 2 for 2 with a double and 3 RBIs. Drew Lange was 2 for 3 with a double and 1 RBI. Justise McFarland had a double and 1 RBI. The team had no errors. Winning pitcher Drew Lange threw for 4 innings, allowed 2 earned runs and struck out 1. Jack McGovern threw for 2 innings, allowed 2 hits, 1 earned run, walked 1 and struck out 5. Brady Sadler threw for 2 innings, allowed no hits or runs, and struck out 4.

Benton’s Brady Sadler tags out the Center Point-Urbana runner in action from the WaMaC contest July 13 in Van Horne.

Center Point-Urbana 9, Benton 8

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Benton lost by one run in the second game, while collecting 8 hits. Timmerman was 2 for 3 with a double and 4 RBIs. Aiden Harris was 2 for 3 with 1 RBI. The the team had 1 error. Losing pitcher McFarland threw for 1 innings, allowed 2 earned runs and struck out 2. Timmerman threw for 1 inning, allowed 0 hits, walked and hit 2 batters. Aiden Harris threw 1 inning, allowed 2 hits, 2 earned runs and struck out 3. Aidan Thompson threw for 2 innings, allowed 2 hits, 2 earned runs, walked 2 and struck out 3. Lane Kaestner threw for 2 innings, allowed 3 hits, 3 earned runs, walked 2, hit 1 batter and struck out 2.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at Van Horne

5 p.m. Davenport Assumption (17-4) vs. Benton (10-10). Varsity first, then JV

Davenport Assumption 14, Benton 1

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Brady Sadler had the lone hit for Benton. Turner Schroeder had 1 RBI. Benton had 0 errors. Schroeder started on the mound and took the loss, throwing 2 2/3 innings, allowing 4 hits, 8 earned runs, walking 7, hitting 1 batter and striking out 3. Ryan Tjelmeland threw for 1 out, allowed 2 hits, 2 earned runs and walked 2. Zane Frese threw for 3 innings, allowed 5 hits, 4 earned runs, walked 1, hit 1 batter and struck out 4.

Friday, July 17, 2020, at Independence

3A – Substate quarterfinals

7 p.m. Benton vs. Independence (14-7)

Benton 10, Independence 1

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Benton had 10 hits in the substate game. Turner Schroeder was 2 for 5 with a double and 1 RBI. Cade Timmerman was 2 for 5 with a double and 1 RBI. Drew Lange was 2 for 3 with a home run and 4 RBIs. Aiden Harris was 2 for 3 with 2 RBIs. The team had 1 error. Winning pitcher Brady Sadler thew for 5 innings, allowed 8 hits, 1 run, walked 3 and struck out 4. Drew Lange threw for 2 innings, allowed no hits and struck out 1.

Monday, July 20, 2020

3A substate semifinal at Xavier, 7 p.m.

Benton (11-11) vs. Xavier (14-4)

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