Benton hosts Solon in baseball, softball

Benton Community Softball

Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Van Horne

Benton 6, Solon 0

S  100 001 1 - 3
BC 040 110 x - 6

Benton had 12 hits in the first game against Solon. Emma Townsley was 1 of 3 with 1 RBI. Sarah Gorkow was 1 fo 2. Alyse Harvey was 2 of 4 with a double, home run and 1 RBI. Katelyn Buscher was 2 for 4 with a double. Hope Moore was 2 for 2. Gabby McKee was 1 for 3. Brielle Hogan was 1 for 3. Ana Glawe was 1 for 1 with a home run and four RBIs. Hannah Greiner was 1 for 1. The team had three errors. Buscher was the winning pitcher, allowing nine hits, three runs, two earned runs, walking no one and striking out one.

Benton 2, Solon 1

S  100 000 0 - 1
BC 000 110 x - 2

The Lady Bobcats had seven hits in the second contest. Townsley was 1 for 4 with one RBI. Harvey was 2 for 4. Glawe was 2 for 3. McKee was 1 for 3 with a double. Jaida Lyons was 1 for 3 with a double. Benton had one error. Moore was the winning pitcher, allowing seven hits, one earned run, walking no one and striking out two.

Benton Community Baseball

Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Van Horne

Benton 4, Solon 2

S  000 110 0 - 2
BC 001 130 x - 4

The Bobcats had four hits in WaMaC action. Aiden Albertsen was 1 for 3 with a double and one RBI. Zane Frese was 1 for 3. Aiden Thompson was 1 for 3 with a double and one RBI. Casey Gallagher was 1 for 3 with a double and one RBI. Cael Kaestner added one RBI. Benton had no errors. Cade Timmerman started on the mound, throwing for three innings, allowing one hit, no runs, walking two, hitting one batter and striking out two. Thompson closed for the win for four innings, allowing three hits, two earned runs, hit one batter, walked four and struck out three.

Solon 10, Benton 9

S  021 240 1 - 10
BC 100 800 0 -  9

Benton Community had seven hits in the second contest. Easton Paterson was 2 for 3 with one RBI. Albertsen was 1 for 3 with a double and two RBIs. Landen Schmuecker was 2 for 4 with a double and three RBIs. Blake Daugherty was 1 for 2. Tyler Chambers had one RBI.

The team had one error. Patterson started the game and took the loss. He threw for 1 2/3 innings, allowed two hits, one earned run, hit one batter, walked three and struck out one. Schmuecker threw for two outs, allowed five hits, four earned runs, walked no one, hit one batter and struck out one. Gallagher threw for two outs, and allowed no hits or runs. Lane Kaestner closed for four innings, allowing seven hits, five earned runs, walking four, hitting two batters and striking out three.

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