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Benson baseball team wins first two games

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The Benson baseball team opened up the season in impressive style, beating two strong area teams during the season openers, Thursday and Friday.  The Braves, coming off a 6-11 season from two springs ago, shut out Morris Area-CA, 13-0, during the season opener at Morris, and then rallied to edge Lac qui Parle in the home opener one day later, 6-5.
Benson, coached by Mark Grussing, Tom Foley, and John Reardon, was set to host Melrose Area, Tuesday (yesterday) before competing at West Central Area, Friday, and playing a doubleheader at Minnewaska Area, Tuesday, April 27.
Benson 13, Morris 0
The Benson baseball team opened up the season with a 13-0 rout of Morris Area-CA, Thursday night in Morris.  Sam Lenarz and Cole Hedman combined for a one-hitter on the mound, while Patrick Minchow led the defense, going 3-for-4 with two runs and two RBI.
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