Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at Marion
Marion 10, Benton 8
BC 002 204 0 - 8 M 310 402 x - 10
Benton had eight hits in the WaMaC loss to Marion. Cade Timmerman was 2 for 4 with a double and three RBIs. Easton Patterson was 2 for 4 with two RBIs. Aiden Albertsen was 2 for 4 with three RBIs. Cael Kaestner was 1 for 4. Aiden Thompson was 1 for 3. The team had eight strikeouts and seven walks. The team had two errors. Zane Frese took the loss, throwing for one inning, allowing two hits, two earned runs, and striking out one. Casey Gallagher threw for 4 2/3 innings, allowing eight hits, eight runs (five earned), walking one, hitting four batters and striking out five. Hunter Vargason threw for 1/3 of an inning and allowed no hits.
Wednesday, July 7 2021, at Van Horne
East Marshall 6, Benton 2
EM 000 310 2 - 6
BC 020 000 0 - 2
Benton had three hits in non-conference action against East Marshall. Patterson had a single. Gallagher was 1 for 2 with one RBI. Aiden Thompson was 1 for 3 with one RBI. Benton had five strikeouts and five walks. The team had one error. Patterson threw for five innings and took the loss. He allowed eight hits, four earned runs, hit two batters and struck out three. Jordan Thys threw for two innings, allowed two hits, two runs (one earned), walked two and struck out two.
BC plays two at home on Thursday, July 8 against South Tama. They host Monticello on Monday, July 12, and play Davenport Assumption in Davenport on Tuesday, July 13.