Jr. Legion splits games with BOLD and Starbuck

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The Benson Junior Legion baseball team  split a pair of games last week to push its record to 6-3 overall and 3-2 in league play.  Benson won at BOLD last Tuesday night in a non-league game, 5-4, and Benson also lost at Starbuck, Friday, 4-2.

This week, Benson was set to host Morris, Tuesday (yesterday) before taking the rest of the week off for the Fourth of July.  After a brief break, Benson is set to host Kerkhoven at 5 p.m., Monday, July 8, before playing at ACGC, Tuesday, July 9, and at Kerkhoven, Friday, July 12.

The game against Kerkhoven, Monday, July 8 will be followed by the Kerkhoven and Benson Legion at 7 p.m. in Benson.

Benson 5, BOLD 4

Benson took a 4-0 lead through 4 1/2 innings, but BOLD tied it up with two runs in the fifth and sixth.  The Bandits scored the winning run in the top of the seventh, and then Cole Hedman got through the bottom half of the inning to earn the victory on the mound.

The Bandits won despite being outhit 8-6.  BOLD hurt itself with seven walks and five errors, leading to two unearned runs...

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