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Prep baseball: ACGC slips past Benson

GROVE CITY -- A pair of five-run innings lifted Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City to a 10-6 win over the Benson Braves on Tuesday in a West Central Conference baseball game at the high-school field.

Jordan Nelson
Tribune photo by Rand Middleton Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City junior Jordan Nelson loops a two-run double to right during a five-run third inning that put the Falcons up on Benson 5-3 in West Central South baseball Tuesday at Grove City.

GROVE CITY -- A pair of five-run innings lifted Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City to a 10-6 win over the Benson Braves on Tuesday in a West Central Conference baseball game at the high-school field.

The Falcons overcame 7 errors for their first win.

Mitch Macki and Jordan Nelson each smacked two-run doubles in a the Fal-cons' 5-run third for a 5-3 lead.

Benson answered scoring 3 in the fifth off ACGC starter and winner Trevor Heining to knot the score 6-6. But the Falcons' posted another five-spot in the bottom of the frame to go up 11-6.

Heining gave up only 5 hits; none of the Braves' runs were earned.

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Anthony Berreau, the se-cond of three Benson, pitchers took the loss.

Benson, which committed 5 errors, was led at the plate by Luke Schwarz. The senior shortstop went 3-for-3 with a double while knocking in 3 runs.

ACGC 11, Benson 6

Benson 111 030 0 -- 6 5 5

ACGC 005 150 x -- 11 6 7

HITTING - Benson: Luke Schwarz 3-for-3, 2b, 3 rbi; Carl Hoffman 1-for-4, Tyler Krienke 1-for-3 ... Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Mitch Macik 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Jordan Nelson 2-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; James Nelson 1-for-4, Trevor Heining 1-for-1

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Benson: Matt Ahrndt 3-2-5-2-4-4, Anthony Berreau (L) 1Xc-3-6-6-5-3, Jake Huston 1Zc-1-0-0-1-0 ... Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Trevor Heining (W) 7-5-6-0-2-2

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