Braves fall to Melrose Area, 11-4

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Benson catcher Lane Geyer (right) applies the tag just a little too late to get a Melrose runner, who scored on a sacrifice fly to right field.  In the background are firstbaseman Shawn Aarhus and rightfielder Aaron Zosel.
Aaron Zosel raps an RBI-double for the Braves during their 11-4 loss to Melrose last Tuesday night on Chiefs’ Field.

The Benson baseball team fell to 0-3 overall with an 11-4 loss to Melrose last Tuesday night in Benson.  The Braves opened up the season with a pair of losses to KMS and Montevideo the first week of the season.

The Braves and Dutchmen were tied at 3-3 through two innings before Melrose scored five unearned runs in the third to put the game away.

This week, Benson is set to host Morris Area for a doubleheader, Tuesday, April 18 before going on the road to Sauk Centre, Friday, April 21....

 

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Pictured: Benson catcher Lane Geyer (right) applies the tag just a little too late to get a Melrose runner, who scored on a sacrifice fly to right field.  In the background are firstbaseman Shawn Aarhus and rightfielder Aaron Zosel.

Pictured: Aaron Zosel raps an RBI-double for the Braves during their 11-4 loss to Melrose last Tuesday night on Chiefs’ Field.

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