Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at LaPorte City
BC 412 70 - 14 U 001 00 - 1
Benton had 14 hits. Lane Kaestner was 2 for 3 with one RBI. Ryan Finn was 2 for 3 with a double and three RBIs. Evan Daugherty, Easton Patterson, and Colby Lennie had two RBIs each. Stealing one base each were Jordan Thys and Patterson. The team had one errors. Lane Kaestner threw for five innings, allowed five hits and one earned run, walked one and had one sacrifice.
Thursday, May 18, 2023, at Van Horne
Benton (3-0) 4, Linn-Mar (2-3) 3
LM 010 000 2 - 3
BC 030 010 x - 4
Benton had four hits against Linn-Mar. Getting singles were Cael Kaestner, Evan Daugherty, Blake Daugherty and Lane Kaestner. Lane Kaestner had one RBI. Benton had eight strike-outs and walked four times. The Bobcats had one error, while Linn-Mar had five. Wyatt Rinderknecht picked up the win on the mount, throwing six innings, allowing three hits, two runs (one earned), struck out 10, walked five, and hit one batter. Jordan Thys threw for one inning, allowing one hit, one run, and walked one.
Friday, May 19, 2023
Benton (4-0) 13, Marshalltown (1-1) 3
M 101 01 - 3 BC 101 47 - 13
Benton had eight hits in the first game. Jordan Thys was 1 for 2 with a double and one RBI. Cael Kaestner was 1 for 2 with a double and four RBIs. Lane Kaestner was 1 for 2. Blake Daugherty was 2 for 3. Trey Schulte was 1 for 2 with one RBI. The team had one strikeout and two walks. The team had three errors. Marshalltown had five errors. Ryan Finn was the winning pitcher, throwing for five innings, allowing five hits, three runs (two earned), walking one and striking out seven.
Benton 16, Marshalltown 1
M 001 00 - 1 BC 590 02 - 16
The Bobcats had 13 hits in the second game. Thys was 2 for 2 with a double and two RBIs. Evan Daugherty was 1 for 2. Cael Kaestner was 2 for 3 with two RBIs. Wyatt Rinderknecht was 1 for 2 with a double and two RBIs. Finn was 1 for 2 with a double and one RBI. Schulte was 1 for 2 with one RBI. Drew Fillenworth was 1 for 1 with two RBIs. Thomas Lampkin was 1 for 1. Dawson Rozek was 1 for 1. The team had four strikeouts and walked five times. They were hit by the pitch five times. Benton had two errors. Marshalltown had four errors. Colby Lennie threw for three innings, allowed one hit, one run, hit one batter and struck out four. Caleb Gessner threw for one inning, allowed one hit, no runs, walked one and struck out two.