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Prep Baseball: ACGC sinks Monte; Morris tops Benson

GROVE CITY -- A four-run fifth inning led the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Falcons to an 8-4 win over Montevideo in West Central South Conference baseball on Monday.

Jeff Peterson earned the win for ACGC with six innings pitched. He allowed two runs and seven hits, while walking none and striking out eight.

Brooks Maurer and Tyler Henkelman led the ACGC offense with three hits apiece. Maurer drove in three runs and Henkelman two. Joel Slinden and Mitch Tauer also drove in a run each on singles.

Josh Fenske took the loss for Montevideo, surrendering seven hits and five earned runs in four innings.

Ryan Tostenson and Mitch Christensen both hit a pair of singles for the Thunder Hawks.

Christian Brabender and Colton Vien drove in two of Montevideo's four runs.

ACGC 8, Montevideo 4

Montevideo 000 020 2 -- 4 9 1

ACGC 220 040 x -- 8 10 3

HITTING - Montevideo: Ryan Tostenson 2-for-3; Mitch Christensen 2-for-3, Colton Vien 1-for-2, rbi; Christian Brabender 1-for-4, rbi ... Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Brooks Maurer 3-for-4, 3 rbi; Tyler Henkelman 3-for-3, 2 rbi; Joel Slinden 1-for-3, rbi; Mitch Tauer 1-for-2, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Montevideo: Josh Fenske (L) 4-7-6-5-3-3; Douglas 2-3-2-2-2-1 ... Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Jeff Peterson (W) 6-7-2-2-0-8; Jordan Tanner 1-2-2-1-1-1

Morris 5, Benson 1

The Tigers (9-9) did all of their scoring in the fourth inning, plating five runs. Tanner Berning had a two-run single, with Tyler Hansen and Dusty Sauter driving in one run each.

Brennan Kent went 3-for-3 and drove in the only run for the Braves (2-17) in the third.

Nate Gades pitched seven innings for the win. He scattered six hits, struck out four and walked two.

Benson 001 000 0 -- 1 6 1

Morris 000 500 x -- 5 7 1

HITTING - Benson: Brennan Kent 3-for-3, rbi; Dan Martin 1-for-3; Jed Eix 1-for-3; Carter Fennell 1-for-2 ... Morris: Tyler Hansen 1-for-3, rbi; Chris Boettcher 1-for-2; Dusty Sauter 1-for-3, rbi; Nate Gades 1-for-3; Tanner Berning 1-for-2, 2 rbi; Mitch Carbert 1-for-2; Tanner Rohloff 1-for-1

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Benson: Jed Eix (L) 6-7-5-3-4-4 ... Morris: Nate Gades (W) 7-6-1-1-2-4