SPORTS: BP and BC teams have a busy Monday

Belle Plaine Softball

Monday, June 21, 2021, at Montezuma

Montezuma 11, Belle Plaine 3

BP 000 210 0 –  3
M  100 028 x – 11

Statistics are coming

Benton Softball

Monday, June 21, 2021, at Van Horne

Independence 6, Benton 4

I  000 213 0 – 6
BC 011 000 2 – 4

Benton 4, Independence 3

I  210 000 0 – 3
BC 000 030 1 – 4

Statistics are coming

Benton baseball

Monday, June 21, 2021, at Van Horne

Independence 8, Benton 0

I  231 000 2 – 8
BC 000 000 0 – 0

Benton had no hits in the first game. They had three strikeouts and seven walks. The Bobcats had three errors. Starting pitcher Lane Kaestner took the loss, throwing six innings, allowing seven hits, seven runs (six earned), walking two, hitting one batter and striking out five. Evan Daugherty closed for one inning, allowing one hit, one earned run, and hitting one batter.

Independence 12, Benton 6

I  313 102 2 – 12
BC 000 500 1 –  6

The Bobcats had nine hits in the second game. Daugherty was 1 for 4 with a double. Easton Patterson was 1 for 3, Cade Timmerman was 1 for 4, Aiden Albertsen was 2 for 4 with one RBI. Landen Schmuecker was 1 for 3 with one RBI. Aidan Thompson was 1 for 3 with a double and one RBI. Benton had 10 strikeouts and two walks. Benton had no errors. Patterson started and took the loss, throwing three innings, allowing five hits, seven runs (six earned), walked four and struck out two. Schmuecker threw for 3 1/3 innings, allowed 10 hits, vive earned runs and struck out one. Casey Gallagher threw for two-thirds of an inning, and allowed not hits.

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