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Braves finish second in 6A Softball

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The Benson softball team finished second in the Section 6A Softball Tournament after losing to Browerville-Eagle Valley in the championship game, Thursday at Browerville, 9-0.

The Braves, coached by Barb Schwarz, went 5-2 during the section tourney, winning four games by one run including a 2-1 victory over Hancock in the game right before the championship, Thursday.

Benson, which earned the top seed in its half of the section, finished the year with an 18-8 overall record, which included an 8-4 mark in the WCC to tie for second with Sauk Centre behind Morris Area (12-0).

Benson will lose nine seniors to graduation from this year’s team; Rachel Berens, Kaitlyn Hippe, Ellie Moesenthin, Zoe Doscher, Leah Thompson, Sarah Brandt, Marissa Connelly, Bella Wolter, and Adri Buboltz...
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