Mustangs power past Benton
BENTON — Offense was at a premium Monday afternoon, but Midd-West found a way to win, 3-0, over Benton in Heartland Conference baseball.
Denzel Sampsel was the only player to have a multiple hit performance, going 2-for-3 for the Mustangs. He also had the game’s lone extra-base hit, a double.
Dylan Loss was credited with the win. He struck out seven hitters in 4 2/3 innings of work.
Midd-West travels to Montoursville Thursday.
Midd-West 3, Benton 0
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Benton 000 000 0 — 0-1
WP: Dylan Loss. LP: Kevin Sidler. SO: Loss 7, Marc Piccioni 4 (MW); Sidler 8, Boyd Lore (B). BB: Loss 3, Piccioni 3 (MW); Sidler 4, Lore (B). 2B: Denzel Sampsel (MW). MH: Sampsel 2-for-3 (MW). RBI: Ben Kratzer, Brayden Swineford (MW).
Weather forced changes to Monday’s and Tuesday’s schedule:
¯ Mifflin County’s baseball doubleheader at Chambersburg is today. The Huskies’ non-division home game against James Buchanan scheduled for today is cancelled.
¯ East Juniata’s softball game against Shamokin is cancelled.
¯ Midd-West’s softball game at Shikellamy is postponed with no makeup date.