Monday, July 12, 2021, at Van Horne
Monticello 10, Benton 2
M 430 000 3 - 10 BC 002 000 0 - 2
Monticello (16-13) topped Benton (12-21) at home on Monday, July 12. Benton had five hits. Cade Timmerman was 1 for 2. Easton Patterson was 1 for 2 with one RBI. Landen Schmuecker was 1 for 3. Aiden Albertsen had one RBI. Cael Kaestner was 1 for 3. Casey Gallagher had a triple. The team had three strikeouts and three walks. The team had two errors. Lane Kaestner had the loss, throwing two innings, allowing seven earned runs, one walk and striking out two. Ryan Finn threw for five innings, allowed three hits, three earned runs, walked four, hit one batter and struck out one.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at Davenport
Assumption 3, Benton 1
BC 000 100 0 - 1
DA 020 010 x - 3
Benton (12-22) closed its regular season in baseball with a loss at Davenport Assumption (23-13). The team had three hits, with a single from Cade Timmerman, a double and RBI from Landen Schmucker, and a single from Aiden Albertsen. The team had 13 strikeouts and no walks. Timmerman scored one run. The team had one error. Zane Frese started on the mound and took the loss. He threw 1 2/3 innings, allowed four hits, two runs (no earned), walked one and struck out one. Jordan Thys threw for 1 1/3 innings, allowed two hits and no runs. Aidan Thompson threw for three innings, allowed three hits, one earned run, walked six and struck out one. Keegan Shovlain was the winning pitcher, throwing four innings, allowing two hits, one earned run, walking no one and striking out seven. Noah Mack threw for three innings, allowed one hit, walked no one, hit one batter and struck out six.
Benton travels to Ballard (18-11-1) on Friday, July 16, in the first round of Class 3A Substate 6 baseball. The game starts at 7 p.m.